Took to her bed, and in a while she wasted away.
There is a good human being with a big heart wasting away on his own.
Also, her health has taken a turn for the worse, and she is wasting away.
Waiting for him to waste away and die would require no effort on my part.
We have to exercise our bodies or they waste away.
When muscles aren't used, they waste away at any age.
The woman may have her problems, but she is hardly wasting away.
There's no point at all in letting yourself waste away.
What was left of her body would waste away; then, real darkness.
Until finally she is a tiny figure, wasting away, ready to die.