What is the opposite of bourgeon?

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Opposite of to rapidly grow out of proportion or control
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Opposite of to produce flowers, or to be in flower
“As the plants began to wither and die, John regretted the fact that he hadn't installed the expensive irrigation system he had considered buying the year before.”
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Opposite of to be exceptionally proficient in an activity or subject
“He had the perfect physique to be a professional athlete, which was so ironic considering his innate ability to fail at every sport he played.”
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Opposite of to expand or be expanded through the act of filling
“My father eases the jeep back down the narrow planks, and we deflate the tires to avoid a similar fate.”
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Opposite of to increase in strength
“If you continue to get injured, you will weaken the joint and increase the risk of fracture.”
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