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  • n. Plural form of dying.

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Examples

  • It is distressing to think about, but as individual dyings, the important thing is what happens with the whole that my species is but a part of.

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  • The dyings-out of families of this social rank do indeed pass unnoticed by anyone, but in them are repeated the same sorrowful outlines that characterize the more exalted cases.

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  • Between them, the women gathered in celebration had centuries of dyings and risings in Christ.

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  • October 7, 2009 at 5:57 am whut? wy shud we cares? others peepl are dyings too! cans u list all teh airaqi doods taht dieds too?

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  • Consider Christopher Hitchens' blind salamanders: Humans are almost programmed to think in terms of progress and of gradual yet upward curves, even when confronted with evidence that the past includes as many great dyings out of species as it does examples of the burgeoning of them.

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  • And this is one of these great dyings, when certain species actually are obliterated by a radical change in the economic climate.

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  • He admits that there have been "great reverses, contractions and dyings."

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  • They nourished each other between casual killings, they dreamed, they loved, they raised families, they got old too soon, and they died, often among friends, as opposed to the sterile dyings in the Medical Centers, no matter how long postponed, ignored by everyone except those paid to administer the medical last rites.

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  • And it is sayd that thereabout they haue plenty of Anile, and that they occupy that, and also that they vse there in their dyings, of the Saffron aforesayd.

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  • Hence are those [340] dyings, decays, ruins, recoveries, complaints, and rejoicings, whereof so frequent mention is made in the Scripture.

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