Example sentences for: decaying

How can you use “decaying” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Jewish settlement in Palestine, then part of the decaying Ottoman Empire, only proceeded piecemeal.

  • The bairro (district), in fact a legacy of the Moors, is a charming labyrinth of crooked streets, cobbled alleyways, decaying old houses and palaces, fish stalls, and fado music clubs.

  • In many mammals, air drawn into the nose is often highly contaminated with bacteria from fecal material, decaying animal and plant material, and noxious fumes from the environment, all of which attack the olfactory epithelium.

  • In a carnivalesque reassigning of roles, he hired a model to sweep away the flies from the decaying meat.

  • You’ll be able to explore the Military Museum and Carriage Museum during your tour, but do take time to visit the vantage points along the western wall for wonderful views down onto vast areas of the Citadel, left unused and now decaying, and panoramic views across Cairo.


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