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disintegrating

adjective

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disintegrating

verb
present participle of disintegrate

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1 to go through decomposition
  • fallen leaves slowly disintegrate over the course of the winter

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2 to reduce to fine particles
  • modern air pollution is gradually disintegrating the ancient temple's irreplaceable friezes

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3 to cause to separate into pieces usually suddenly or forcibly
  • a tornado disintegrated the building in a matter of seconds

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“Disintegrating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disintegrating. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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