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- v. Present participle of rot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as retting, .
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
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And, like a fish, that institution is rotting from the head.
So long as they lived, you would remain rotting away under their rule.
She has no more control over her traits than a dog has over his love of rolling in rotting flesh.
I still think CNN's been rotting from the head down for the past twenty years, and it's not going to be fixed in a matter of months.
Tree growing in rotting paper, Detroit Public Schools book depository.
On the other hand, we've been rotting from the beginning.
Conclusion: American society is slowly rotting from the inside.
In winter, the cavities in rotting trees are favoured by butterflies and hibernating bats.
PI has already gone tits up and is not rotting from the head down.
Anyhow, an audience member asked him during the Q & A how he brought justice back to The Big Apple (which before he took over as Mayor, was reportedely rotting from the core).