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DECAY

'DECAY' is a 5 letter word starting with D and ending with Y

Crossword clues for 'DECAY'

ClueAnswer

Decay (3)ROT
Biodegrade, say (3)
Become decayed (3)
Become inedible, in a way (3)
Decompose naturally (3)
Turn bad (3)
Become compost (3)
"Balderdash!" (3)
Turn to mush (3)
"Stuff and nonsense!" (3)

Dental woe (5)DECAY
Bad tooth trouble (5)
Cause of radioactivity (5)
Dental problem (5)
Crumble away (5)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for DECAY

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word decay will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

EBB - PUS - ROT - SAP

4 letter words

FADE - FAIL - FALL - MESS - MOLD - MUCK - RUIN - RUST - SCUZ - SEED - SMUT - SNOT - SOUR - TURN - VICE - WANE - WEAR - WORK

5 letter words

DECAY - ERODE - FILTH - GO BAD - GO OFF - MOULD - MUCUS - SCURF - SLIME - SPLIT - SPOIL - TAINT - WRECK

6 letter words

ABLATE - BLIGHT - CANKER - CARIES - CURDLE - DEFILE - DRY ROT - FADING - FESTER - FURFUR - MILDEW - MOLDER - MOULDY - ORDURE - PERISH - RANKLE - SLOUGH - SORDES - WEAKEN - WITHER

7 letter words

ATOMISE - ATOMIZE - ATROPHY - BREAK UP - BREAKUP - CARRION - CONSUME - CORRODE - CORRUPT - CRACK UP - CRUMBLE - DECLINE - DISJOIN - DWINDLE - EROSION - FAILING - FAILURE - FERMENT - FISSION - GO TO POT - MORTIFY - MOULDER - NECROSE - POLLUTE - PUTREFY - ROTTING - WASTING

8 letter words

ABLATION - CATALYST - COLLAPSE - DANDRUFF - DECREASE - DIALYSIS - DIMINISH - DISSOLVE - DOWNFALL - ENFEEBLE - FOULNESS - GANGRENE - GO TO SEED - NECROSIS - PUTRESCE - RANKNESS - SPOILAGE - STAGNATE - TWILIGHT - WEAR AWAY

9 letter words

BREAK DOWN - CATALYSIS - COME APART - CORROSION - CRUMBLING - DECADENCE - DECOMPOSE - DESICCATE - DISREPAIR - EXCREMENT - HYDROLYST - INFIRMITY - OBSCENITY - OXIDATION - PUTRIDITY - RANCIDITY - SPHACELUS - SPLITTING - SUPPURATE - UNDERMINE - WASTE AWAY - WEAKENING

10 letter words

CORRUPTION - DEBILITATE - DEGENERATE - DILAPIDATE - FOUL MATTER - GO DOWNHILL - GO TO PIECES - HYDROLYSIS - PHOTOLYSIS - PUTRIDNESS - RANCIDNESS - RESOLUTION - ROTTENNESS - SPHACELATE - TOOTH DECAY

11 letter words

ATOMIZATION - CONTAMINATE - DECREPITUDE - DEGRADATION - DETERIORATE - DISJUNCTION - DISORGANIZE - DISSOLUTION - INCOHERENCE - OXIDIZATION - PUTRESCENCE - THERMOLYSIS - WEAR AND TEAR

12 letter words

DEGENERATION - DILAPIDATION - DISINTEGRATE - DISSOCIATION - FALL TO PIECES - PUTREFACTION - PUTRID MATTER - SPHACELATION

13 letter words

DECOMPOSITION - DEGRADABILITY - DETERIORATION - FALL INTO DECAY - MORTIFICATION - RADIOACTIVITY - RAVAGES OF TIME

14 letter words

BIODEGRADATION - DISINTEGRATION

15 letter words

CRUMBLE INTO DUST - DISORGANIZATION

16 letter words

BIODEGRADABILITY

Definition of decay

  • fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay"
  • undergo decay or decomposition; "The body started to decay and needed to be cremated"
  • the organic phenomenon of rotting
  • a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
  • the process of gradually becoming inferior
  • the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation
  • 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"

Anagrams of decay

DACEY


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