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Adjective
Showing or feeling strong dislike or disrespect
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“Preparing to send Ikeda a withering glower to conceal the sting that throbbed through him after his partner's slight, Shanza jerked in fright instead when he was interrupted.”
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Shriveling
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Devastating
“The forces were unable to withstand the withering artillery barrages.”
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Filled with bitter criticism or malice
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Falling or fallen into ruin
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Marked by harsh, spoken, or written abuse
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Capable of causing something to parch
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Serving to condemn or censure
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Disastrous or destructive
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Inclined to find fault too readily
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In a dilapidated or disintegrating condition, typically about to fall apart
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(archaic) Fated to die, or at the point of death
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Cold, unfriendly or lacking in emotion
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Noun
The process of organic decay or rotting
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A gradual and continuous loss of strength, numbers, quality, or value
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The state or process of being desiccated
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The act of making very lean
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The process of becoming smaller
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A thing that spoils or damages something
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In a period of decrease or decline
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“The line of soldiers of Kalon began to wither and grow thin, only a few warriors remained and gaps in their lines were beginning to form as they were running out of men.”
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Present participle for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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“He's so ugly his smile makes leaves fall off trees, grass wither and die, and animals flee in terror.”
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Present participle for to shrivel, droop or dry up, especially from lack of water
“The body might wither and die, but the thing that is the person, the essence, the soul lives on.”
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Present participle for to injure a person's dignity and self-respect
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“Mary withered me with a glance.”
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(of rain, a crop or supply) Present participle for to be insufficient when needed or expected
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Present participle for to cause to become dry or devoid of moisture
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Present participle for to become mature, old or ripe
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Present participle for to be detrimental to
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Present participle for to set on fire, or to be set on fire
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Present participle for stare in an angry or fierce way
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