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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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“Decays.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/decays. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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