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Verb
Present participle for to become worse or of less value
“In addition, your muscles might atrophy and you could have trouble walking.”
Verb
Present participle for gradually decline in effectiveness or vigour due to underuse or neglect
“Not surprisingly, the social skills of children atrophy when they watch television instead of playing.”
Phrase
In a period of decrease or decline
Phrase
Adjective
Approaching death
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