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Progressive WorseningPlay
Decay suggests something gradually getting worse, not sudden damage. SlideThe building's decay became apparent over the decades.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
Decay implies a loss of value or function, often evoking a sad or negative feeling. SlideThe once vibrant neighborhood fell into decay.
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Visible ChangePlay
Decay is often used to describe visible deterioration of objects. SlideRust and decay marred the old machinery.