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putrid
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
rotting (an advanced state of decomposition) with a foul odor; or anything that is disgusting
  • I dress the perforated shoulder, the foot with the bullet-wound, Cleanse the one with a gnawing and putrid gangrene, so sickening, so offensive, While the attendant stands behind aside me holding the tray and pail.
    Book 21 — DRUM-TAPS (69% in)
  • Not one word or deed, not venereal sore, discoloration, privacy of the onanist, Putridity of gluttons or rum-drinkers, peculation, cunning, betrayal, murder, seduction, prostitution, But has results beyond death as really as before death.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (40% in)

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