wilt


wilt

verb

Definition of WILT

1
to be limp from lack of water or vigor <the plants wilted after I forgot to water them for three whole days>
Synonyms flag, hang, loll, sag, swag, wilt
Related Words slouch, slump; cave (in), collapse, crumple, drop, fall, sink, subside, yield
2
to lose bodily strength or vigor <she had wilted a bit after walking around the hot and humid city>
3
to lose liveliness, force, or freshness <after six solid hours of painting, his energy was starting to wilt>
Synonyms dry, wilt

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