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|present participle||pining away|
|past tense||pined away|
|past participle||pined away|
The dog pined away when its owner died.
I spent seven long days pining away for home.
This is the American English definition of pine away. View British English definition of pine away.
the part of a church where the priests and choir sit during a religious ceremony