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Topic: NATURE


perishing

adjective
     
per‧ish‧ing British English spoken
1DN very cold:
It was perishing in the tent.
Let's go indoors. I'm perishing!
2 old-fashioned informal [only before noun] used to describe someone or something that is annoying you:
Tell those perishing kids to shut up!
perishingly adverb
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