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A form of decay in which wood becomes soft and weak and has a dull lifeless appearance.
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She ignores her own children but dotes on the children of friends and acquaintances.
The Scitex VersaMark system's breakthrough capabilities include speeds of nearly 2,200 pages per minute, with a print resolution of up to 600 dotes per inch, and a per-page operating cost of under a tenth of a cent.
One added: "He absolutely dotes on Louis and misses him dreadfully when he has to be away filming the series.