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dy·ing / ˈdī-ing/ • adj. on the point of death: he visited his dying mother. ∎  occurring at or connected with the time that someone dies: he strained to catch her dying words. ∎  gradually ceasing to exist or function; in decline and about to disappear: stone-cutting is a dying art | the dying embers of the fire. PHRASES: to one's dying day for the rest of one's life: I shall remember that to my dying day.

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dyingBeijing, bing, bring, Chungking, cling, ding, dingaling, fling, I Ching, king, Kunming, ling, Ming, Nanjing, Peking, ping, ring, sing, Singh, sling, spring, sting, string, swing, Synge, thing, ting, wing, wring, Xining, zing •saying, slaying •bricklaying • minelaying •being, far-seeing, unseeing •sightseeing • well-being •blackberrying •dairying, unvarying •unwearying •self-pitying, unpitying •belying, dying, lying, self-denying, tying, vying •unedifying • unsatisfying • outlying •drawing • underdrawing •easygoing, flowing, going, knowing, mowing, outgoing, showing, sowing, thoroughgoing, toing and froing •seagoing • ongoing • foregoing •theatregoing • churchgoing •following • borrowing • annoying •bluing, doing, misdoing •evil-doing • wrongdoing

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