wilts

present tense third-person singular of wilt
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as in droops
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 dries
to lose liveliness, force, or freshness after six solid hours of painting, his energy was starting to wilt

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“Wilts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wilts. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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