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decays

verb , present tense third-person singular of decay

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1 to go through decomposition
  • the logs decayed on the rain forest floor
  • the atom of plutonium decayed in the test chamber
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3 to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • having reached her 80s, the woman could sense that her body was decaying
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