Example sentences for: decaying

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

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

  • Here you will discover a labyrinth of narrow, crooked streets, cobbled alleyways, decaying old houses, former palaces, fish stalls, and bars totally unknown to tourists.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.


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