a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
an inferior state resulting from the process of decaying; "the corpse was in an advanced state of decay"; "the house had fallen into a serious state of decay and disrepair"
fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay"
lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current; "the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process"
the organic phenomenon of rotting
the process of gradually becoming inferior
the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation
undergo decay or decomposition; "The body started to decay and needed to be cremated"
(usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war); "to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy"
alter from the original
become unfit for consumption or use; "the meat must be eaten before it spoils"
destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight"
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it; "her spoiling my dress was deliberate"
the act of stripping and taking by force
4 letter answer(s) to go bad
a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
having a sharp biting taste
in an unpalatable state; "sour milk"
inaccurate in pitch; "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key"
make sour or more sour
one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons
showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
smelling of fermentation or staleness
the property of being acidic
the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
(game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession; "it is my turn"; "it is still my play"
(sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
a favor for someone; "he did me a good turn"
a movement in a new direction; "the turning of the wind"
a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
accomplish by rotating; "turn a somersault"; "turn cartwheels"
alter the functioning or setting of; "turn the dial to 10"; "turn the heat down"
an unforeseen development; "events suddenly took an awkward turn"
become officially one year older; "She is turning 50 this year"
cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics; "The princess turned
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