Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sphacelate

1 sense of sphacelate

Sense 1
necrose, gangrene, mortify, sphacelate -- (undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed")
       => waste, rot -- (become physically weaker; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world")

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