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perishing

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perishing

verb
present participle of perish

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1 to stop living
  • 12 people perished in the plane crash

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2 chiefly British to go through decomposition
  • after being left out in the summer heat, the milk perished and had to be thrown out

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“Perishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/perishing. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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