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Adjective
Suffering from decay or decomposition
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“The source of the smell turned out to be decaying fruit.”
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In a dilapidated or disintegrating condition, typically about to fall apart
“The problems of decaying inner city areas.”
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In a derelict or dilapidated state
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Dirty or unclean, especially disgustingly so
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(of a thing) In terminal decline
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Liable to spoil, rot
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Characterized by or reflecting a state of moral or cultural decline
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On the point of death
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Physical, mental, or structural deterioration
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The process of atrophying or state of having atrophied
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Present participle 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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Present participle for to rot or cause to rot
“Masses of leaves may begin to decay and smother the plant beneath them.”
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Present participle for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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Present participle for to become inactive or unchanging
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Present participle for to form or discharge pus
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Present participle for live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way
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Present participle for have a severely detrimental effect on
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