To better see all uses of the word
All Quiet on the Western Front
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
Used In
All Quiet on the Western Front
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • This deathly exhalation from the shell-holes seems to be a mixture of chloroform and putrefaction, and fills us with nausea and retching.

  • There are no more uses of "putrid" in the book.

    Show samples from other sources
  • The meat was putrid and covered with maggots.
  • an unusual flower with a putrid smell that attracts flies for pollination

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading