Sentence Examples


  • There was a smell of decaying leaves and of dog.
  • There are several species in Britain found on the ground or on decaying leaves.
  • A fragmentary fresco taken from a tomb at Medum was desposited some years ago, though in a decaying condition, in the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Cairo.
  • The bottom water is relatively rich in these substances as well as in decaying organic matter, and would become progressively richer but for the slow drift towards the equator and the welling-up of bottom water to the surface in these latitudes.
  • They are admirably adapted for moving through the soil, where some of them live on decaying organic matter, while others are predaceous.