Definition of 'putrefaction'
Example sentences containing 'putrefaction'
It was the smell, the smell of his own dug-out, a vile odour of putrefaction, of rotting bodies, of blood, of stale human sweat.DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2000)
In a few hours the corpses are swollen, bloated, infested with maggots, a bubbling broth of putrefaction.THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES (2000)
And the stench was missing; there was no putrefaction, no singed flesh, only a slight tang in the air of - what?THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS (2000)
Hurricanes, droughts, floods, volcanic eruptions are all Mother Nature's way of stirring up the pot to prevent stagnation and putrefaction.THE BOOK OF THE DIE (2000)
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