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  • verb Present participle of molder.


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  • Perhaps I should find some dastardly spy to carry her off to a moldering castle.

    How to Woo a Reluctant Lady Deborah Gonzales 2011

  • The magazine was the brain child of exiled Spanish students, political dissidents, including my boyfriend Paco Benet, who smuggled the magazine across the Pyrenees and into Madrid prisons, where some of their friends were moldering.

    Barbara Probst Solomon: Larry Rivers After Crossing His Delaware Barbara Probst Solomon 2011

  • He lives in a moldering Airstream parked in a forest on the edge of a real-estate development whose occupants, not at all surprisingly, are trying to have him evicted.

    Their Lives of Loud Desperation Terry Teachout 2011

  • As he put it, Halstead Hall was famous for being a moldering old pile—no one would think twice about a few frayed linens, and everyone would count themselves lucky to be invited.

    How to Woo a Reluctant Lady Deborah Gonzales 2011

  • How about Sabrina moldering away in a damned convent?

    Earl of Durkness Alix Rickloff 2011

  • Yet while the zoo is a memory for most, the remains of the zoo is still moldering up there near the Canadian border, just waiting for brave souls to explore its cold husk.

    The Belle Isle Zoo – Where the Wild Things Aren’t - The Retroist 2010

  • It's a huge improvement over Pritikin's former quarters in a moldering, dark erstwhile yacht club.

    All Well Gary Walther 2010

  • The warming effect of the CO2 is a legacy that will continue for many centuries after the coal has run out and the ruins of the power plant are moldering away.

    a nice takedown 2009

  • Most bookstores refused to carry self-published books, and so often the self-published author had boxes of books moldering in the garage.

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » 2010 » June » 03 2010

  • I have no hidden underground vault filled with gold and rare gems, no personal galleries of original Van Goghs or Monets, although I do have moldering in a closet a few bins of comic books that may or may not be worth a few bucks.

    Rev. Peter M. Wallace: What Are You Hoarding, And Where Are You Hoarding It? Rev. Peter M. Wallace 2011


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