rot

All Noun Verb
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  • This final building would in time come to rot away where it stood.
  • Their rot resistance was also why they often used in early water distribution systems.
  • Often vehicles could not be brought out and so rotted away where they sat.
  • "Why could they not have died and rotted before we heard of them?" Cited from The Splendid Idle Forties, by Gertrude Atherton
  • He survived the attack, but his body began to rot and he nearly died.
  • They spend nearly their entire lives underground but do sometimes take cover under rotting trees.
  • I am rotting inside these four walls, so what can I do, my Lord?
  • This needs to be done as quickly as possible so that they do not rot.
  • If it is left too long upon the tree, it quickly rots. Cited from Jean-Christophe: In Paris, by Romain Rolland
  • The municipality is located in the hill country near the Rot river valley.
  • In these species, dead branches generally rot and fall off the tree.
  • It is also of ordinary quality, rots easily, and will probably never become popular. Cited from The Field and Garden Vegetables of America, by Fearing Burr
  • They keep their money, or their brain, or their influence hidden till it rots. Cited from Around The Tea-Table, by T. De Witt Talmage
  • The new construction was made entirely of wood, and soon became affected by dry-rot.
  • The bodies would rot and die after a short time and have to be replaced.
  • To make this actor seem to be rotting, they need to make a cast.
  • Not until this body has rotted away is it pleasant to live with. Cited from Dick in the Everglades, by A. W. Dimock
  • Very few of these original houses exist today because the houses were made of wood and caught fire or rotted.
  • The life-cycle of dry rot can be broken down into four main stages.
  • This is done to allow the air to pass under them, and to prevent them from rotting. Cited from Peter the Whaler, by W.H.G. Kingston
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