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Intended to make someone feel humiliated; scornful
“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.”
“The forces were unable to withstand the withering artillery barrages.”
Present participle for to lose bodily strength or vigor
“He's so ugly his smile makes leaves fall off trees, grass wither and die, and animals flee in terror.”
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.”
Present participle for fall into decay or decline
“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.”
“Mary withered me with a glance.”
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