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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of decay.

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Examples

  • And then you will see that the life of the stone begins to pass from it bit by bit, that it crumbles and peels away, and, in short, decays and is turned again to its dust.

    Twenty-Five Village Sermons

  • According to Pauli's hypothesis, which he put forward very hesitantly, neutrinos are elusive particles which escape with the missing energy in - decays.

    Fusion

  • One can tune the Monte Carlo by comparing it to the data on the fake rate measured in K - > pi pi decays, which is much cleaner.

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  • The assumption is that a radio-active substance, like uranium, "decays," or passes into many other substances, of which radium is one, finally producing lead in 1,000,000,000 years or more.

    The Evolution of Man Scientifically Disproved In 50 Arguments

  • Mine eye mourneth -- literally, "decays," or fails, denoting exhaustion (Ps 6: 7; 31: 9).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • However, as he slowly "decays" in this issue my opinion changed.

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  • In short, even without any mechanism of retaliation and with full knowledge of free-riding by participants, behavior only "decays" to "Homo Economicus" towards the end.

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  • They will take care of politics itself, governing with honor and generosity rather than ideology and fear, understanding that a nation decays when its people lose confidence in their own leaders.

    The Good Fight

  • They will take care of politics itself, governing with honor and generosity rather than ideology and fear, understanding that a nation decays when its people lose confidence in their own leaders.

    The Good Fight

  • They will take care of politics itself, governing with honor and generosity rather than ideology and fear, understanding that a nation decays when its people lose confidence in their own leaders.

    The Good Fight

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