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rancid
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Catch-22
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  • Yossarian and Orr soaked their rancid, unfriendly bodies pink in a steaming-hot tub and then went from the hotel with Milo to eat shrimp cocktails and filet mignon in a very fine restaurant with a stock ticker in the lobby that happened to be clicking out the latest quotation for Egyptian cotton when Milo inquired of the captain of waiters what kind of machine it was.

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  • We left the butter outside the refrigerator too long and it turned rancid.
  • The bacon smells rancid.

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