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.

  • 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 Tanzania, the Express reports on a downside to Dar es Salaam's exploding night life: "decaying social values."

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

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


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