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Definitions of decay:

part of speech: present participle

Decaying.

part of speech: noun

A gradual failure; decline of fortune; corruption.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To fall away from a state of health or excellence: to waste away.

part of speech: noun

A falling into a worse or less perfect state: a passing away.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Decayed.

part of speech: verb

To become less perfect; to fail; to decline; to waste away.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To rot; decline or fail.

part of speech: noun

Decline; gradual failure in mind or body; ruin; rottenness; corruption.

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