Decay WSJ Crossword Clue

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Decay Crossword Clue Answer is…

Answer: ROT (33D)

This clue last appeared in the WSJ Crossword on June 5, 2024. You can also find answers to past WSJ Crosswords.

Today's WSJ Crossword Answers

# Clue
16A Words to a hitcher
22A East Africa’s most abundant big-game animal
24A Seriously tough cookie?
29A Initials on designer bags
6D Scratch, say
8D ID check, of a sort
11D Clever insight
33D Decay
39D Long loaf
49D Deft
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Clue & Answer Definitions

  • DECAY (noun)
    1. the spontaneous disintegration of a radioactive substance along with the emission of ionizing radiation
    2. the organic phenomenon of rotting
  • DECAY (verb)
    1. lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
    2. fall into decay or ruin
  • ROT (noun)
    1. unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
    2. a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
  • ROT (verb)
    1. become physically weaker
    2. break down

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