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dyeing, dying

Dyeing, spelled with an e, means “colouring.”

  • Pat began dyeing her hair when it started to turn gray.
  • The Ojibway people used larkspur flowers and blueberries for dyeing.

Dying, spelled without the e, means “approaching death.”

  • The wounded animal lay dying in the forest.