decay(redirected from brown rot)
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Related to brown rot: dry rot, White rot
decayverb addle, atrophy, be reduced in worth, beeome enfeebled, become lower in quality, become putressent, blight, break down, break up, canker, consume, corrode, corrupt, crumble, decline, decompose, decompound, depreciate, deteriorate, dilapidate, disintegrate, fade, fail, fall apart, fall to pieces, grow worse, languish, molder, render putrid, retrograde, retrogress, rot, ruin, shrivel, sink, spoil, waste away, wear away, wither, worsen
See also: caducity, consumption, contaminate, corrupt, decline, degenerate, depreciate, deteriorate, deterioration, detriment, disintegrate, disrepair, dissolution, disuse, ebb, erode, erosion, impair, languish, prostration, spoil, spoilage, taint, wear and tear