|mädäntyä englanniksi||rot, decompose, decay, spoil|
*: Fixed like a plant on his peculiar spot, / To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot.
: I hope they all rot in prison for what theyve done.
*: Four of the sufferers were left to rot in irons.
*: Rot, poor bachelor, in your club.
: to rot vegetable fiber
*: His cattle must of rot and murrain die.
*: I fancied at first the stuff was paraffin wax, and smashed the jar accordingly. But the odor of camphor was unmistakable. It struck me as singularly odd, that among the universal decay, this volatile substance had chanced to survive, perhaps through many thousand years.
: The pair loved to take pictures in the decaying hospital on forty-third street.
: 2009, Francis Lyall, Paul B. Larsen, Space Law: A Treatise, page 120:
*: Damaged on lift-off, Skylab was left in orbit until its orbit decayed.
: The cats body decayed rapidly.
*: Uranium decays to radium through a long series of steps with a cumulative half-life of 4.4 billion years.
: The extreme humidity decayed the wooden sculptures in the museums collection in a matter of years.
*: Infirmity, that decays the wise.
*: All that herde hym wer amased and sayde: ys nott this he that spoylled them whych called on this name in Jerusalem?
*: To do her dye (quoth Vna) were despight, / And shame tauenge so weake an enimy; / But spoile her of her scarlot robe, and let her fly.
*: Roger, that rich Bishop of Salisbury,...spoiled of his goods by King Stephen, ...through grief ran mad, spoke and did he knew not what.
*: Outlaws, which, lurking in woods, used to break forth to rob and spoil.
*: No man can enter into a strong mans house, and spoil his goods, except he will first bind the strong man.
*: Spiritual pride spoils many graces.
*: "I dont want to spoil any comparison you are going to make," said Jim, "but I was at Winchester and New College." ¶ "That will do," said Mackenzie. "I was dragged up at the workhouse school till I was twelve. […]"
*: ‘This is a great day for us. Let us not spoil it by saying the wrong thing, by promoting a culture of revenge, or by failing to treat the former president with respect.’
: Make sure you put the milk back in the fridge, otherwise it will spoil.
*: Dr Jonathan Grant (Letters, April 22) feels the best way to show his disaffection with political parties over Iraq is to spoil his ballot paper.