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Certain it is that our inheritance is imperishable, undefiled and unfading.

But these many “mansions” are an inheritance incorruptible and unfading.

Colour has in no other form so cool and unfading a purity and lustre.

There is one unfading impression made on me by those wounded.

The unfading charm of classical music is that you never tire of it.

We are not in a hurry, because the crown we are seeking is amaranthine, unfading.

The martyrs are objects of unfading veneration, because they died for Christianity.

She is not, as I am, endowed by Nature with the gift of unfading youth.

So bloom the unfading petals five, And verses that all verse outlive.

Far, far from it; for to the noble mothers and daughters of our State belongs a chaplet of unfading laurels.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "lose brightness, grow pale," from Old French fader "become weak, wilt, wither," from adj. fade "pale, weak, insipid" (12c.), probably from Vulgar Latin *fatidus, some sort of blending of Latin fatuus "silly, tasteless" + vapidus "flat, flavorless." Related: Faded; fading. As a noun, from c.1300.

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