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synonyms for perishing

  • powdery
  • soft
  • breakable
  • corroded
  • crisp
  • crunchy
  • decayed
  • degenerated
  • deteriorated
  • deteriorating
  • disintegrated
  • eroded
  • fragile
  • frail
  • frangible
  • friable
  • oxidized
  • pulverizable
  • rotted
  • rotten
  • rusted
  • shivery
  • short
  • worn
  • decaying
  • doomed
  • fading
  • moribund
  • declining
  • disintegrating
  • ebbing
  • fated
  • final
  • going
  • mortal
  • passing
  • sinking
  • vanishing
  • withering
  • at death's door
  • at end of rope
  • done for
  • giving up the ghost
  • in extremis
  • one foot in grave
  • on last leg
  • at death's door
  • at the end of the rope
  • declining
  • done for
  • doomed
  • fading
  • fated
  • going
  • mortal
  • mortally ill
  • one foot in the grave
  • on one's deathbed
  • on one's last leg
  • passing
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antonyms for perishing

MOST RELEVANT
  • flexible
  • pliable
  • permanent
  • creating
  • developing
  • growing
  • living
  • reviving
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    How to use perishing in a sentence

    His soul was tossed on the billows of a tempestuous ocean, in the midst of which he saw his father perishing.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    A perishing formation loses moral force in more rapid progression than the mere loss of members would seem to warrant.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    The claims of countrymen perishing for lack of knowledge, on those who know the truth, are strong.
    THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
    It is easy to imagine the gratitude and joy of the nine perishing men who were rescued from an awful death!
    THE CHILDHOOD OF DISTINGUISHED WOMENSELINA A. BOWER
    She had the fixed look of one who watches the perishing under her eyes of a beloved dream.
    THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
    Maddened with the idea of perishing by such treachery, Newton again exerted his frantic efforts again and again without success.
    NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
    They heard but saw nothing, only the savage heart of brutus found time to exult—his enemies were perishing.
    IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
    The people of the Gaeldom of to-day are anear perishing for lack of the famous feats of their fathers.
    ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
    She is his by man's frail and perishing enactments; thine by the great law of attraction, by the immutable decrees of God.
    CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 4, NO 3, SEPTEMBER 1863VARIOUS
    He was released after a short time and went on to Geneva, nearly perishing in a storm on the lake.
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    WORDS RELATED TO PERISHING

    • breakable
    • corroded
    • crisp
    • crunchy
    • decayed
    • degenerated
    • deteriorated
    • deteriorating
    • disintegrated
    • eroded
    • fragile
    • frail
    • frangible
    • friable
    • oxidized
    • perishing
    • powdery
    • pulverizable
    • rotted
    • rotten
    • rusted
    • shivery
    • short
    • soft
    • worn
    • at death's door
    • at the end of the rope
    • declining
    • done for
    • doomed
    • fading
    • fated
    • going
    • mortal
    • mortally ill
    • on one's deathbed
    • on one's last leg
    • one foot in the grave
    • passing
    • perishing
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