Example sentences for: decaying

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

  • The main streets are the narrow, cobbled alleyway of Rua de Santa Maria and, parallel, Rua Dom Carlos I. This east end of Funchal is the antithesis of the opulent hotel zone to the west: It is poor and decaying, but filled with character.

  • A piece warns that Russia's nuclear power plants are shabby and decaying.

  • The stenches of decaying vegetable matter, hot foul water and human excretions intensify the effects of the heat.

  • 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.

  • 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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