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synonyms for declining

  • depraved
  • immoral
  • degenerate
  • evil
  • lost
  • wanton
  • debased
  • debauched
  • decaying
  • degraded
  • dissolute
  • effete
  • gone bad
  • gone to the dogs
  • moribund
  • overripe
  • perverted
  • wicked
  • falling
  • dropping
  • sloping downward
  • collapsing
  • decreasing
  • descending
  • lowering
  • plunging
  • sliding
  • tumbling
  • weakening
  • abating
  • crumbling
  • diminishing
  • ebbing
  • settling
  • sinking
  • slipping
  • subsiding
  • tottering

antonyms for declining

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  • good
  • moral
  • noble
  • pure
  • uncorrupt
  • virtuous
  • decent
  • upright
  • benevolent
  • humble
  • kind
              • healthy
              • perfect
              • sound
              • strong
              • well
              • clean
              • content
              • gentle
              • happy
              • moral
              • nice
              • pleased
              • satisfied
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                  How to use declining in a sentence

                  If you have a reason for declining to play, do so decidedly when first invited, and do not change your decision.
                  THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
                  If, after affliction, your friends call before you are able to see them, do not fear to give offence by declining to receive them.
                  THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
                  Mèste Ambroi, declining at first to sing, says "Li mirau soun creba!"
                  FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
                  But what, in the name of the great prince, is the meaning of her declining the urban expedition?
                  PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
                  The fur-seal fishery is an important industry, though apparently a declining one.
                  ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
                  Elise watched her go on towards the Manor in the declining sunlight, then turned heavily to her work again.
                  WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
                  I was asked to send a verbal answer by the messenger who brought me the letter, accepting or declining the offer.
                  A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
                  He said they were very unfortunate; that it seemed a declining race, and that they were very poor and had been much neglected.
                  THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
                  If Bassett's star was declining there was nothing to indicate it in the conduct of the advance guard.
                  A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
                  Gérard declining both suggestions, the sheik was obliged to leave, as night was at hand, and the lions might appear at any moment.
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                  WORDS RELATED TO DECLINING

                  • crumbling
                  • declining
                  • developing
                  • fading
                  • fermenting
                  • getting along
                  • getting on
                  • maturing
                  • mellowing
                  • senescent
                  • slumping
                  • stale
                  • waning
                  • wearing out
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