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Adjective
At the point of death or losing one's life
“So how do you write a letter to your dying mother, a letter which both you and she know is basically a goodbye?”
Adjective
Gradually ceasing to exist or function
“It will wean us off the dying pillars of tourism and financial services.”
Adjective
Occurring at, or connected with, the time that someone dies or is dying
“His dying wish was for a trip to Lourdes with his daughter, Shannon.”
Adjective
Having or showing a strong desire for something
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In a dilapidated or disintegrating condition, typically about to fall apart
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Lacking in, or very slow to enact, progress or change
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Suffering from or relating to a terminal disease
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In poor health
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Dying of poison
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Weak or lacking in strength
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Noun
The act or fact of losing one's life
“There were no unhappy memories to taunt her in her dying.”
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The process of organic decay or rotting
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The process of something ceasing to exist or coming to an end
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End of life
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On its last legs
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Without hope of recovery
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Present participle for to die or cease living
“When I die and they lay me to rest, I'm going to go to the place that's the best.”
Verb
Present participle for to become less strong in strength or intensity
“As the night wore on, the commotion in the streets would gradually die.”
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Present participle for to come to an end, or to disappear completely
“They waited for the storm to die away before trying to move her.”
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Present participle for to stop operating
“Sandra would be driving somewhere, and without warning, the engine would die.”
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Present participle for to be very eager for something
“I would die for a nice, cold drink right about now.”
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(die of) Present participle for to be so overcome with a sensation or emotion as to be incapacitated
“I'm going to die of boredom if I don't get out of here soon.”
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