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New Research Shows Venice Is Now Slipping And Sinking
2012-03-21 11:37:05

Once thought to have stabilized, new measurements reveal that Venice continues to sink slowly.


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marcescent
  • 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'.
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