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1‘over the years she fell into a state of decrepitude’
feebleness, enfeeblement, infirmity, weakness, frailty, debilitation, debility, sickliness, incapacitation, malaise
old age, agedness, elderliness, dotage, senility
2‘the house had an air of decrepitude’
dilapidation, ricketiness, dereliction, ruin, disrepair, rack and ruin, decay, deterioration
soundness, good repair
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.