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2 definitions found
 for Moldering
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Molder \Mold"er\, Moulder \Mould"er\, v. i. [imp. & p. p.
     Molderedor Mouldered; p. pr. & vb. n. Moldering or
     Mouldering.] [From Mold fine soft earth: cf. Prov. G.
     multern.]
     To crumble into small particles; to turn to dust by natural
     decay; to lose form, or waste away, by a gradual separation
     of the component particles, without the presence of water; to
     crumble away.
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           The moldering of earth in frosts and sun. --Bacon.
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           When statues molder, and when arches fall. --Prior.
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           If he had sat still, the enemy's army would have
           moldered to nothing.                     --Clarendon.
     [1913 Webster] Molder

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  90 Moby Thesaurus words for "moldering":
     ablative, at rest, biodegradable, blasted, blighted, blown, calm,
     cloistered, cool, corrosive, crumbling, decomposable, decomposing,
     degradable, despoiled, dilapidated, disintegrable, disintegrated,
     disintegrating, disintegrative, disjunctive, disruptive, dusty,
     dwindling, ebbing, erosive, even-tenored, flyblown, frowsty,
     frowsy, frowzy, fusty, gone to seed, halcyon, hushed, impassive,
     isolated, maggoty, mildewed, moldy, moss-grown, moth-eaten, musty,
     pacific, peaceable, peaceful, placid, quiescent, quiet, ravaged,
     reposeful, reposing, resolvent, restful, resting, ruined, ruinous,
     rusty, secluded, separative, sequestered, sequestrated, sheltered,
     smooth, smutted, smutty, solvent, stale, still, still as death,
     stillish, stilly, stoic, stolid, subsiding, time-scarred, timeworn,
     tranquil, unagitated, undisturbed, unmoved, unperturbed, unruffled,
     unstirring, untroubled, waning, weevily, worm-eaten, wormy, worn
  
  

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