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Adjective
Shrivelled, shrunken or faded, especially due to lack of water
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Thin or haggard, especially from hunger or disease
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Dried out with heat
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Not producing any significant or desired effect
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Physically weak or lacking in strength
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Organically decayed or broken down
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(especially of fabric or the skin) Having wrinkles or slight folds
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Having been destroyed, especially by a blast
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Past tense for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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“He's so ugly that his smile makes leaves fall off trees, grass wither and die, and animals flee in terror.”
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Past tense for to decay, decompose or rot
“The pathogen is soil-borne and attacks the roots which wither and rot away.”
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Past tense for to shrivel up or waste away
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“The body might wither and die, but the thing that is the person, the essence, the soul, lives on.”
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Past tense for to dry up, typically withering or shriveling in the process
“The image recalls the pots of flowers planted for Adonis that were allowed to wither in the hot sun on the rooftops.”
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Past tense for to droop from withering
“When the leaves wither down in autumn, cut off the withered stems and leaves.”
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Past tense for to ebb or melt away (seemingly) into nothingness
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“I feel the last layers of my anger wither away into nothingness.”
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Past tense for to shrink in size, typically due to decay or poor health
“The U.S. dairy industry, thus, would wither and shrink.”
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Past tense for to humiliate (someone) with a scornful look or manner
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“She lowered the key she had been about to insert into the lock and attempted to wither me with a sarcastic smile.”
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(of rain, a crop or supply) Past tense for to be insufficient when needed or expected
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Became dehydrated
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Past tense for to be detrimental to
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Past tense for to set on fire, or to be set on fire
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