verb (used without object), ex·pired, ex·pir·ing.
verb (used with object), ex·pired, ex·pir·ing.
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They already knew about Stalin expiring, as that was what the amnesty was for.Prisoners Get Cultural Fix with 8-Tracks and Bootleg Cassettes|Daniel Genis|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later generations of medieval copyists would do the same—inserting doctrinal formulae into the mouths of expiring martyrs.The Death of Jesus and the Rise of the Christian Persecution Myth|Candida Moss|March 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We knew the Bush tax cuts were expiring, we knew the sequestration cuts were coming in.Fiscal Cliff a ‘Self-Inflicted Crisis,’ Says John Avlon|John Avlon|December 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
How many times was He pleased to make use of His servant to restore me to life, when I was almost on the very point of expiring!The Autobiography of Madame Guyon|Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
It was a voluptuous sensation, such as one might experience when expiring in raptures in the bosom of our God.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
The lease of this property is just expiring, and various improvements are contemplated.The Memorials of the Hamlet of Knightsbridge|Henry George Davis
Then his eyes met hers, which looked out of the bush like two stars; they kindled, as it were, flame in his expiring spirit.The German Lieutenant and Other Stories|August Strindberg
(v. 2), also, Cliffords expiring words are: La fin couronne les uvres.Folk-lore of Shakespeare|Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer