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moulder

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmouldermoul‧der British English, molder American English /ˈməʊldə $ ˈmoʊldər/ (also moulder away) verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 DECAYto decay gradually 🔊 old papers mouldering away in the attic→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
moulderI couldn't permit some one of your abilities to moulder away in a backwater.Is there a warehouse somewhere filled with mouldering copies of Titanic?Not only were they made to look lifeless and tormented, but they were crammed into mouldering fancy dress costumes.Man, beast or daemon, Drachenfels lies mouldering in a filthy sepulchre.
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Verb table
moulder (BrE)
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymoulder (BrE)
he, she, itmoulders (BrE)
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymouldered (BrE)
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave mouldered
he, she, ithas mouldered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad mouldered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill moulder
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have mouldered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam mouldering
he, she, itis mouldering
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you, we, theyare mouldering
Past
I, he, she, itwas mouldering
you, we, theywere mouldering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been mouldering
he, she, ithas been mouldering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been mouldering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be mouldering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been mouldering
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