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Adjective
Organically decayed or broken down
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“Even young children have teeth so decayed they need to be extracted.”
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No longer capable, effective or needed
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Constructed a long time ago
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From or relating to a previous era
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Worn
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Shrivelled, shrunken or faded, especially due to lack of water
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Having sinned
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Destroyed
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Not performing its proper or intended function
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Not receiving proper attention; disregarded
Verb
Past tense for to rot or cause to rot
“Masses of leaves may begin to decay and smother the plant beneath them.”
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Past tense for to decline gradually in health, prosperity, or quality
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“For years Blackburn's Church Street Pavilions have been allowed to crumble and decay so that the Grade ll listed buildings have become nothing more than an eyesore.”
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Past tense for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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Past tense for to become weaker or of poorer quality
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Past tense for to form or discharge pus
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Past tense for live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way
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Past tense for have a severely detrimental effect on
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