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Main Entry: 1die
Pronunciation: primarystressdimacr
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): died; dy·ing /primarystressdimacr-ieng/
Etymology: Middle English dien "to die," of Norse origin
1 : to stop living : EXPIRE <died of old age>
2 a : to pass out of existence : come to an end <their anger was dying down> b : to disappear or lessen gradually <the wind died down>
3 a : to wish eagerly or desperately <dying to go> b : to be completely overcome with emotion <almost died of embarrassment>
4 : to stop functioning <the motor sputtered and died>

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