Example sentences for: decaying

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

  • These new radioactive atoms are remarkably ephemeral, often decaying in millionths of a second into lighter elements by casting off subatomic particles, their fleeting lives documented only by vapor trails.

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

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

  • Unfortunately, as the number of nuns declined, the convent was forced to close, and the building, decaying year by year, played host to the best and busiest brothel in the city.

  • 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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