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the smell of damp and rot
This government has got to stop the rot in the health service.
Once officers start accepting bribes, that's when the rot sets in.
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American English version of definition of rot
a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team
using sarcasm to upset someone or to show anger
a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation
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Definition of rot from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.