(biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
become physically weaker; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"
break down; "The bodies decomposed in the heat"
5 letter answer(s) to go bad
the process of gradually becoming inferior
lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current; "the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process"
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"
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"
the organic phenomenon of rotting
a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay"
treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
alter from the original
become unfit for consumption or use; "the meat must be eaten before it spoils"
the act of stripping and taking by force
make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it; "her spoiling my dress was deliberate"
destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
(usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war); "to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy"
have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight"
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"
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plan
4 letter answer(s) to go bad
in an unpalatable state; "sour milk"
one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons
go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
make sour or more sour
smelling of fermentation or staleness
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"
the property of being acidic
inaccurate in pitch; "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key"
the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
having a sharp biting taste
a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
a favor for someone; "he did me a good turn"
shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel; "turn the legs of the table"; "turn the clay on the wheel"
a short theatrical performance that is part of a longer program;
to break and turn over earth especially with a plow; "Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"; "turn the earth in the Spring"
a movement in a new direction; "the turning of the wind"
change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
an unforeseen development; "events suddenly took an awkward turn"
pass to the other side of; "turn the corner"; "move around the obstacle"
a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or a
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