wilt

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as in to droop
to be limp from lack of water or vigor the plants wilted after I forgot to water them for three whole days

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as in to dry
to lose liveliness, force, or freshness after six solid hours of painting, his energy was starting to wilt

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“Wilt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wilt. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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