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decadency


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decadence  \De*ca"dence\,  Decadency  \De*ca"den*cy\,  n.  [LL. 
  decadentia  L.  de-  +  cadere  to  fall:  cf  F.  d['e]cadence.  See 
  {Decay}.] 
  A  falling  away  decay;  deterioration;  declension.  ``The  old 
  castle,  where  the  family  lived  in  their  decadence.''  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 




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