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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.”
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.”
Opposite of to wave (something) about, especially to attract attention
“Previously, men had tarried just long enough to plant the banner of their expedition before retreating from their humbling vantage point.”
Opposite of to draw attention to something, usually by waving it
“Why did he feel like a small child fighting the urge to hide his sword every time the old man looked in his direction?”
Opposite of to prosper or be successful
“If you fail to assume the responsibility, your business will bust before it booms.”
Opposite of to ostentatiously draw attention to
“The nation's leaders are scrambling to suppress any bad publicity about the recent fiasco.”
Opposite of to achieve the desired aim or result
“He would sadly fail, yet failure could never stop him from trying again.”
Opposite of to prosper or flourish, or to attain control or ascendancy
“If you are intent on composing fine poems from the outset, you will trail the others.”
Opposite of to strengthen or reaffirm in rank or position
“His latest traffic transgression would undermine his clean driving record.”
Opposite of to benefit from
“You will have nothing to gain and everything to lose if you continue this gambling habit.”
Opposite of to move (one's hand or arm, or something held in one's hand) to and fro
Opposite of to be in, or to improve in, health and fitness
“He was significantly undernourished and would struggle on a daily basis.”
Opposite of to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
Opposite of to become trendy or fashionable
(follow from) Opposite of to occur as a consequence
“The president's decision to raise fuel taxes would cause a revolt.”
(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.”
Opposite of a curly line or pattern, typically ornamental and used in writing
“Put a line under the word that tells about the protagonist's family.”
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.”
Opposite of an overt and pretentious display intended to attract attention
Opposite of a mixture of style and energy
Opposite of flamboyant confidence of style or manner
Opposite of ornamentation added to beautify an object, place or garment
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