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Noun
A gradual and continuous loss of strength, numbers, quality, or value
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“The decline in our revenue this month was fully expected and should not be cause for alarm.”
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A downward or declining slope or surface
“The bicyclist slowed down upon encountering an unexpectedly steep decline.”
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The process of organic decay or rotting
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A period or state of obscurity, ambiguity, or gradual decline
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The state or quality of being degenerate
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The condition of being senile
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Long sled
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The process of becoming smaller
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The state of being deficient in something
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The process of something ceasing to exist or be in use
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Past its prime
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A corner, especially an external projection or an internal recess of a part of a building or other structure
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The period of time at the end of the day, usually from about 6 p.m. to bedtime
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To refuse or say no to
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“Due to unforeseen circumstances, I will have to respectfully decline your invitation.”
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To become smaller, weaker, or less important
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“His health would begin to decline at a rapid pace due to his new and extreme diet.”
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To go to a lower level, especially abruptly
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“The region's population would continue to decline over the coming years.”
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(of rain, a crop or supply) To be insufficient when needed or expected
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To become inactive or unchanging
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To become mature, old or ripe
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To perform a glissade
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Drop out
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To die or cease living
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To avoid or shirk, either by failing to perform, or by performing in a grossly insufficient, negligent, or superficial manner
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To hate, detest, revile
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Inflect or conjugate
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To disagree with or dispute
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To disregard the rules and refuse to conform
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To alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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To return to a former or less developed state
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To lower the reputation of
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Break down mentally
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Damage, erode, or destroy by friction or use
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