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withered

adjective

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withered

verb
past tense of wither

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1 to lose liveliness, force, or freshness
  • shortly after the moon landing, interest in the space program withered
  • the old man seemed to wither suddenly upon turning 80

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2 to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • if he's left on his own, he'll just wither and die

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“Withered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/withered. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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