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Correct spelling: decay

Common misspellings for decay:

decaye, decacy, dagio, ddax, dequacy.

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Examples of usage for decay:

  1. Rot is a strong word, ordinarily esteemed coarse, but on occasion capable of approved emphatic use; as, " the name of the wicked shall rot," Prov. x, 7; decay and decompose are now common euphemisms. A substance is decomposed when resolved into its original elements by any process; it is decayed when resolved into its original elements by natural processes; it decays gradually, but may be instantly decomposed, as water into oxygen and hydrogen; to say that a thing is decayed may denote only a partial result, but to say it is decomposed ordinarily implies that the change is complete or nearly so. Putrefy and the adjectives putrid and putrescent, and the nouns putridity and putrescence, are used almost exclusively of animal matter in a state of decomposition, the more general word decay being used of either animal or vegetable substances. –  by
  2. I am upon the verge of a discussion which seems to be endless, the causes of the decay of the British stage. – English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century by Leslie Stephen
  3. There was our temple in a pretty bad condition of decay – Epistles-from-Pap-Letters-from-the-man-known-as-The-Will-Rogers-of-Indiana by Durham, Andrew Everett

Quotes for decay:

  1. It took a deadly illness to put me eye to eye with that truth, but it is a truth that the country, caught up in its ruthless ambitions and moral decay, can learn on my dime.
  2. Throughout the whole vegetable, sensible, and rational world, whatever makes progress towards maturity, as soon as it has passed that point, begins to verge towards decay.
  3. Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is body without mind.
  4. We must act swiftly in order to halt the rate of decay our planet faces.
  5. Government is an evil; it is only the thoughtlessness and vices of men that make it a necessary evil. When all men are good and wise, government will of itself decay.

Rhymes for decay:

  1. bay, bey, bray, ca, cay, clay, day, de, dray, drey, fe, fey, flay, fray, frey, gray, grey, hay, jay, lay, lei, ley, may, mei, nay, ne, neigh, ney, pay, paye, pei, play, pray, prey, quay, ray, re, say, se, shay, slay, sleigh, spray, stay, stray, sway, tay, tray, trey, way, wei, weigh, whey, wy, yay, yea, ay, blay, brae, dey, fay, haye, hey, j, k, they, wey, wray, cray, che, kay, rey, shea, jae, rae, kaye, klay, daye, faye, graye, jaye, raye, gaye, maye, mae, ae, sta, sze, tae, dae, nej, waye, khe, mey, vey, saye, brey, gway, hwe, lait, quai;
  2. abbe, allay, array, astray, away, ballet, belay, beret, betray, bombay, bouquet, buffet, cache, cafe, calais, cathay, chalet, cliche, convey, crochet, croquet, da, defray, delay, dismay, display, dossier, essay, filet, fillet, ga, ha, halfway, hooray, manet, millay, monet, moray, obey, okay, parquet, passe, portray, prepay, puree, purvey, repay, replay, risque, saute, soiree, sorbet, souffle, survey, today, toupee, valet, olay, jose, mccrea, rene, renee, beauvais, delray, macrae, gervais, hervey, levey, mckay, o'shea, ole, sergei, dk, oj, ek, nikkei, asay, carre, b-j, mcveigh, mackay, nisei, hurray, orsay;
  3. attache, cabaret, cabernet, dak, disarray, disobey, faberge, fiance, ira, lyonnais, monterey, monterrey, overplay, overstay, piaget, underplay, underway, perrier, uva, aaa, bouvier, ita, bua, jna, cea, bta, chevrolet, ekk, intraday;
  4. cabriolet, communique, naivete, noaa, asea, foia, ceta, hiaa;
  5. waga;
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