dying vs dyeing

dying dyeing

Definitions

  • 1) The process of approaching death; or, less precisely, death itself.
  • 2) plurale tantum Those who are currently expiring, moribund.
  • 3) The act of expiring; passage from life to death; loss of life.
  • 4) the time when something ends
  • 5) The act of expiring; loss of life; death.
  • 6) Declining, or drawing to an end.
  • 7) Experiencing strong desire
  • 8) Pertaining to the moments before death
  • 9) stand-up comedy Failing to evoke laughter from the audience.
  • 10) Approaching death; about to die; moribund;
  • 11) Done or uttered just before death.
  • 12) Drawing to an end; declining.
  • 13) About to die.
  • 14) Of or pertaining to dying or death
  • 15) In the act of dying; destined to death; mortal; perishable.
  • 16) eagerly desirous
  • 17) in or associated with the process of passing from life or ceasing to be
  • 18) Present participle of die.
  • 19) Mortal; destined to death; perishable: as, dying bodies.
  • 20) Given, uttered, or manifested just before death: as, dying words; a dying request; dying love.
  • 21) Drawing to a close; fading away; failing; languishing: as, the dying year; a dying light.
  • 22) Physically decaying; failing from life; approaching death or dissolution; moribund: as, a dying man; a dying tree.
  • 23) Pertaining to or associated with death: as, a dying hour; a dying bed.

Definitions

  • 1) The process or art of fixing coloring matters permanently and uniformly in the fibers of wool, cotton, etc.
  • 2) the use of dye to change the color of something permanently
  • 3) The operation or practice of fixing colors in solution in textile and other porous substances.
  • 4) Present participle of dye.

Examples

  • 1) Then the pair left him dying on the ground with a fractured skull after realising they had got the wrong person.
  • 2) I'd heard of people dying during the operation and I knew it was a possibility.
  • 3) It's just awful for a young women and mother to be dying so young (which, of course, does not mean it's not awful for all others in the same or similar situations - that should go without saying). i feel sorry that a young person is going to die, but she courts the media so should expect the stick. * jade goody: dying* only on living! the irony
  • 4) I don't think you should stick pins when you're dying -- _dying_! "
  • 5) Give us a break Sarah, Nobody wants to kill off Grandma but services like Hospice care for the dying is a very important component of health care and helps families cope with the end of life issues that come up when Grandma is dying.
  • 6) But on the other hand, my grandmother dying is another once-in-a-lifetime event, and I'm essentially abandoning my mother to deal with it alone.
  • 7) My stomach gave an involuntary lurch at the word dying, but I tried not to show it.
  • 8) Supposing, Andrew, that I did "cross over" -- I believe that's what you call dying, -- that I _did_ want to come back to see how you and the little Katie and Frederik were getting on, how do you think I could manage to do it?
  • 9) He also wrote out himself what he called his dying request to his children, in case he should die before his brother.
  • 10) I wasn't even sure what the word "dying" meant anymore….
  • 11) Barr teaches a class to help spread the skills of what she calls a dying art.
  • 12) ‘What is set up as a life and death struggle, a dying father at the mercy of experimental science, is left unresolved.’
  • 13) ‘The bright sky shone down on the dying beast as its death knell rang in my ears.’
  • 14) ‘So how do you write a letter to your dying mother - a letter which both you and she know is basically a goodbye?’
  • 15) ‘The murderer has secretly been allowed out of a top-security hospital to see his dying mother.’
  • 16) ‘He was given a hardship discharge from services so that he could take care of his dying mother.’
  • 17) ‘On the Wednesday after being up all night I was asked by a neighbour to drive her to Leeds to be with her dying mother.’
  • 18) ‘She looked over at her dying mother and felt tears once again swelling in her eyes.’
  • 19) ‘After the accident, Wilbur spent several years at home caring for his dying mother.’
  • 20) ‘A Totton widow has pledged to fulfil a promise to her dying husband and continue his battle for justice after his death.’
  • 21) ‘Marmion described how, on one occasion, he had gone to the bedside of a dying man to help him prepare for death.’
  • 22) ‘Most of the time the dying children are hidden under their mother's shawls to lend them some kind of dignity.’
  • 23) ‘Anyone who kills a dying person is liable to the death penalty as a common murderer.’
  • 24) ‘His own lost mother makes a cameo appearance in the memoir as a dying woman in Majdanek.’
  • 25) ‘On the other hand, waking a dying person to inform them of their imminent demise goes against the principle of beneficence.’
  • 26) ‘When they finally found the daughter, the wife and grandparents refused to let her go to visit her dying father.’
  • 27) ‘She means that we, the media, are too early to capture iconic images of dying children and that she, the aid worker, is too late to stop it.’
  • 28) ‘This uproarious comedy is about three Brothers who are brought together by the will of their dying father.’
  • 29) ‘Diane Keaton directs and stars in this patchy comic King Lear about a dying father and his three daughters.’
  • 30) ‘True, the exploits of a dying tramp and his smarter-than-Lassie dog do not strike one as immediately promising.’
  • 31) ‘Sébastien is wounded and captured in battle, but his dying comrade, Dom Henrique, pretends to be the king.’
  • 32) ‘His dying words and writing helped police catch the man suspected of killing him.’
  • 33) ‘The dying words of a young woman were a description of her killer whispered to a policeman as he cradled her in his arms.’
  • 34) ‘Renato murders him, but with his dying words Riccardo declares Amelia innocent and pardons his former friend.’
  • 35) ‘She would protect it, because it had been important enough for him to mention in his dying words.’
  • 36) ‘She got as far as the airport before the dying words of her husband came back to haunt her.’
  • 37) ‘Lotte's dying words are an instruction to her daughter and her son Sam to ‘get the factory back’.’
  • 38) ‘A former Surbiton resident is hoping to fulfil her mother's dying wish by finding her long-lost brother.’
  • 39) ‘Everything that will happen happens because it is someone's last dying wish.’
  • 40) ‘His dying wish was for a trip to Lourdes with his daughter, Shannon.’
  • 41) ‘What else could she do but accede to what amounted to his dying wish.’
  • 42) ‘With this, she achieved her dying wish, to not be forgotten.’
  • 43) ‘But contrary to being a dying art, brewing is flourishing north of the Border.’
  • 44) ‘A piece of wood dropped on the dying embers in the fire soon burst into flame.’
  • 45) ‘Once upon a time there was a petty bourgeois intellectual born into the dying culture of a declining empire.’
  • 46) ‘Long ago I was told by an older and worldly wise relative that lying was a dying art, in spite of apparent evidence to the contrary.’
  • 47) ‘A philately workshop was also arranged to train children in this dying art.’
  • 48) ‘OK, I admit they are helping to keep alive the dying art of letter writing.’
  • 49) ‘They have come together for a journey across the South and East of India to revive what they say is a dying form of art.’
  • 50) ‘She also teaches those who are eager to learn the skills, especially the dying art of beadwork.’
  • 51) ‘Cultural societies should try to enhance our dying traditional art and dance forms.’
  • 52) ‘He saw her stirring the embers of the dying campfire and tiptoed stealthily up behind her.’
  • 53) ‘The room was quite dark, for the dying embers on the hearth provided only a faint radiance.’
  • 54) ‘The dying embers of the fire flickered and he squinted to get a feel of his surroundings.’
  • 55) ‘Don't imagine that decipherment is a dying art - it is still very much alive and kicking.’
  • 56) ‘You are advised to think twice about trying to fan the embers of a dying love affair.’
  • 57) ‘White could feel the disappointment curling off of him like smoke from a dying flame.’
  • 58) ‘It will wean us off the dying pillars of tourism and financial services.’
  • 59) ‘You can explore glorious colour images of galaxies and the remnants of dying stars through an interactive jigsaw puzzle.’
  • 60) ‘Recent moves to revive the dying indigenous cultures have met with little success.’
  • 61) ‘She fell asleep in the dying light of sunset, sad and with a death on her conscience.’
  • 62) ‘The dying afternoon sun catches her white hair and her simple white T-shirt.’
  • 63) ‘Reid was very close to doubling the lead in the dying moments when he hit a fierce shot following a Whatmore knock down.’
  • 64) ‘The various candidates had been busy rallying support in the dying moments before the polls closed.’
  • 65) ‘Australia closed down the defending champions in the dying moments of the first quarter despite some wayward shooting.’
  • 66) ‘Flash forward to the early days in Dublin, and the pizza that we had one evening in the dying days of the Indian summer last year.’
  • 67) ‘We thoroughly enjoyed a trip to Maxi's Restaurant in the dying days of the last Millennium - until we got the bill.’
  • 68) ‘In Nice, in the dying days of December, Europe faltered over the direction it was taking.’
  • 69) ‘My first bad run-in with the university administration occurred in the dying days of my first year.’
  • 70) ‘In his dying days as a player, he became somewhat of a journeyman, playing in Bolivia and Venezuela.’
  • 71) ‘Tasmania, just seven points down, surged forward in the dying moments of the game.’
  • 72) ‘Derry missed the chance of winning when they had a penalty saved in the dying moments.’
  • 73) ‘Henrik Larsson squandered a chance to win the game in the dying moments when he hooked a shot across the face of the goal.’
  • 74) ‘In the dying months of the boom, Beggs put together the deal with virtually no personal cash.’
  • 75) ‘Tindal almost grabbed a spectacular second in the dying seconds.’
  • 76) ‘Cygan then sealed victory with his second in the dying minutes.’
  • 77) ‘In the dying minutes a mix-up in Barnsleys defence saw Creber snatch the ball in mid-air and gallop over for his third try.’
  • 78) ‘Both sides served a game of the highest standard with Portlaoise snatching victory in the dying minutes.’
  • 79) ‘He tried to make amends in the dying seconds of the half, setting a clever pass into the run of Ross Hamilton.’
  • 80) ‘If Lady Luck were a bit kinder to them they would have been out of sight as we entered those heart throbbing dying minutes.’
  • 81) ‘Windermere who had the last word from a short corner in the dying seconds.’
  • 82) ‘Then Thomas stepped in with a drop goal and had the final word, scoring nine points in the dying minutes.’
  • 83) a dying of old hopes

Examples

  • 1) Would you fight ageing by dyeing your hair?
  • 2) Despite trying to disguise herself by dyeing her hair blonde, she was too beautiful to remain unnoticed.
  • 3) Increasingly, in recent years, food wholesalers have been dyeing white potatoes red.
  • 4) But I've been dyeing my hair for most of my life.
  • 5) All in all, fabric dyeing is a fascinating process, and would proabably make a very interesting homeschool science project, since it involves complex chemical reactions.
  • 6) The hardest part of hand dyeing is cutting the fabric when it's done, especially if there is a nice swirly pattern that will disappear with cutting.
  • 7) The problem with dyeing is that if one really likes the colour, one has to maintain it, and that's about forty to fifty dollars every few months.
  • 8) The word signifies such a worm as was used in dyeing scarlet or purple, whence some make it an allusion to his bloody sufferings.
  • 9) I should get busy 'dyeing' - your results are fantastic!!
  • 10) It’s one thing when you don’t tell mom who ate out the cookie jar but not to speak up about your friend dyeing is ridiculous.
  • 11) After this the cotton is ready for dyeing, which is done by the method described in the last section.
  • 12) Following on the mordanting operations comes the dyeing, which is carried out in the following manner.
  • 13) Did the jury feel that some of the most damning evidence against Scott Peterson was his own erratic behavior, such as dyeing his hair, growing a beard, preparing to leave the country?
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