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George Lowe, the last surviving member of Sir Edmund Hillary’s team that scaled Mount Everest in 1953, died on Wednesday at a nursing home in central England after a long-term battle with illness.
Word of the Day
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.