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wilt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wilt

  1. 1 to be limp from lack of water or vigor the plants wilted after I forgot to water them for three whole days Synonyms of wilt flag, hang, loll, sag, swag, droopWords Related to wilt slouch, slump; cave (in), collapse, crumple, drop, fall, sink, subside, yieldNear Antonyms of wilt distend, stiffen; rise, straighten, unbend, uncurl

  2. 2 to lose bodily strength or vigor she had wilted a bit after walking around the hot and humid city Synonyms of wilt decay, droop, emaciate, fade, fail, flag, go, lag, languish, sag, sink, waste (away), weaken, witherWords Related to wilt break down, wear out; yield; degenerate, deteriorate, rot, run downNear Antonyms of wilt convalesce, rally, rebound, recover, recuperate; gain

  3. 3 to lose liveliness, force, or freshness after six solid hours of painting, his energy was starting to wilt Synonyms of wilt dry, witherWords Related to wilt mummify, shrivel, wizen; decline, fade, wane; decrease, diminish, lessenNear Antonyms of wilt freshen, revive; bloom, flourish, prosper, thrive; develop, grow, increase, wax; crest, peak, surge



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