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wasting (away)

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in decline, deterioration

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wasting (away)

verb
present participle of waste (away)

Synonyms & Antonyms of wasting (away) (Entry 2 of 2)

to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • the tuberculosis resulted in her simply wasting away

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“Wasting (away).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wasting%20%28away%29. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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