What is the opposite of flourish?

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(of a living organism) Opposite of to grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way
“Most herbs wither quickly, so there's not much time to make use of them if you've bought or picked a whole bunch.”
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Opposite of to develop or progress rapidly and successfully
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“Profits will likely decline if we do not extend our opening hours.”
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Opposite of to wave (something) about to attract attention
“Previously, men had tarried just long enough to plant the banner of their expedition before retreating from their humbling vantage point.”
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Opposite of to present so as to invite notice or attention
“Pirates would pick obscure locations to hide their plundered treasures.”
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Opposite of to achieve the desired aim or result
“He would sadly fail, yet failure could never stop him from trying again.”
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Opposite of to strengthen or reaffirm in rank or position
“His latest traffic transgression would undermine his clean driving record.”
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Opposite of to benefit from
“You will have nothing to gain and everything to lose if you continue this gambling habit.”
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Opposite of to move (one's hand or arm, or something held in one's hand) to and fro
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Opposite of to be in, or to improve in, health and fitness
“He was significantly undernourished and would struggle on a daily basis.”
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Opposite of to meet one's day-to-day needs
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Opposite of to spread out
“Some beetles' wings fold inwards and have a protective casing.”
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(follow from) Opposite of to occur as a consequence
“The president's decision to raise fuel taxes would cause a revolt.”
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Opposite of become all the rage
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(with reference to a flag) Opposite of to display or be displayed on a flagpole
“The District Magistrate then called the Deputy Superintendent of Police and ordered him to forcibly pull down the flag.”
Noun
Opposite of an ornamental curly line in writing
“Put a line under the word that tells about the protagonist's family.”
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Opposite of a dramatic waving or sweeping movement
“The stillness of his hand on the racket was the only sign that the news had affected him.”
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Opposite of ardor or zeal inspired by passion or enthusiasm
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Opposite of flamboyant confidence of style or manner
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Opposite of a mixture of style and courage
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Opposite of ceremony and splendid display
Noun
Opposite of an impressively large or varied display of something
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