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Definitionrotting (an advanced state of decomposition) with a foul odor; or anything that is disgusting
- If this be hypocrisy, it is a process which shows itself occasionally in us all, to whatever confession we belong, and whether we believe in the future perfection of our race or in the nearest date fixed for the end of the world; whether we regard the earth as a putrefying nidus for a saved remnant, including ourselves, or have a passionate belief in the solidarity of mankind.Book 6 -- The Widow and Wife (83% in)
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