Meaning: a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
decomposition, rot, rotting, putrefaction
Meaning: (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
meaning of the word
decompose, rot, molder, moulder
Meaning: break down; "The bodies decomposed in the heat"
"That's rot," said Paul.
He has no faith in that rot.
As the joints rot, the warts disappear.
Beyond this the count was stopped by dry rot and scars.
'In my case,' interrupted Mike, 'there was none of that rot. Bickersdyke wasn't putting it on.
I had read the story before, and it had been my opinion that it was "rot." No king, I felt certain, would ever marry a beggar maid when he had princesses galore from whom to choose.
I have spent a good deal of time trying to determine the age of these wonderful trees, but as all of the very old ones are honey-combed with dry rot I never was able to get a complete count of the largest.