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Rot vs. Wot

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  • Rot (verb)

    To suffer decomposition due to biological action, especially by fungi or bacteria.

  • Rot (verb)

    To decline in function or utility.

  • Rot (verb)

    To (cause to) deteriorate in any way, as in morals; to corrupt.

  • Rot (verb)

    To make putrid; to cause to be wholly or partially decomposed by natural processes.

    "to rot vegetable fiber"

  • Rot (verb)

    To spend a long period of time (in an unpleasant place).

    "to rot in prison"

    "to rot in Hell"

  • Rot (verb)

    To expose, as flax, to a process of maceration, etc., for the purpose of separating the fiber; to ret.

  • Rot (noun)

    The process of becoming rotten; putrefaction.

  • Rot (noun)

    Any of several diseases in which breakdown of tissue occurs.

  • Rot (noun)

    Verbal nonsense.

  • Wot (verb)

    To know.

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  • Rot (verb)

    To undergo a process common to organic substances by which they lose the cohesion of their parts and pass through certain chemical changes, giving off usually in some stages of the process more or less offensive odors; to become decomposed by a natural process; to putrefy; to decay.

  • Rot (verb)

    Figuratively: To perish slowly; to decay; to die; to become corrupt.

  • Rot

    To make putrid; to cause to be wholly or partially decomposed by natural processes; as, to rot vegetable fiber.

  • Rot

    To expose, as flax, to a process of maceration, etc., for the purpose of separating the fiber; to ret.

  • Rot (noun)

    Process of rotting; decay; putrefaction.

  • Rot (noun)

    A disease or decay in fruits, leaves, or wood, supposed to be caused by minute fungi. See Bitter rot, Black rot, etc., below.

  • Rot (noun)

    A fatal distemper which attacks sheep and sometimes other animals. It is due to the presence of a parasitic worm in the liver or gall bladder. See 1st Fluke, 2.

  • Wot

    1st & 3d pers. sing. pres. of Wit, to know. See the Note under Wit, v.

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