Definition of putrefaction in English:
The process of decay or rotting in a body or other organic matter.
- The air was stuffy and there was an unbearable stench of blood and putrefaction.
- As soon as a gap to the underlying chamber was opened, the unmistakable stench associated with putrefaction became terribly evident.
- Is this then the end of the long march of human civilisation, this spiritual suicide, this quiet putrefaction of the soul into matter?
Words that rhyme with putrefactionabstraction, action, attraction, benefaction, compaction, contraction, counteraction, diffraction, enaction, exaction, extraction, faction, fraction, interaction, liquefaction, malefaction, petrifaction, proaction, protraction, redaction, retroaction, satisfaction, stupefaction, subtraction, traction, transaction, tumefaction, vitrifaction
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