Word of the Day


ran·​cid | \ ˈran(t)-səd \
1 having an unpleasant smell or taste usually from chemical change or decomposition
2 distinctly unpleasant or distasteful : offensive


Turning the key in the door, Sid entered his parents’ cabin. He immediately knew something was wrong. The rancid smell of decay and more overwhelmed him. Sid ran from the house, fumbling for his cellphone. This was a job for the police, or, at least, animal control.

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