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Wither

With´er
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Withered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Withering.]
1.To fade; to lose freshness; to become sapless; to become sapless; to dry or shrivel up.
Shall he hot pull up the roots thereof, and cut off the fruit thereof, that it wither?
- Ezek. xvii. 9.
2.To lose or want animal moisture; to waste; to pin away, as animal bodies.
There was a man which had his hand withered.
- Matt. xii. 10.
3.To lose vigor or power; to languish; to pass away.
States thrive or wither as moons wax and wane.
- Cowper.
v. t.1.To cause to fade, and become dry.
2.To cause to shrink, wrinkle, or decay, for want of animal moisture.
3.To cause to languish, perish, or pass away; to blight; as, a reputation withered by calumny.
The passions and the cares that wither life.
- Bryant.
Verb1.wither - wither, especially with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"
2.wither - lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
Synonyms: fade
Sanforize, age, air-dry, anhydrate, attenuate, bake, blot, brush, burn, cave in, cheat the undertaker, collapse, constrict, consume, contract, cure, deflate, dehumidify, dehydrate, desiccate, diminish, dodder, drain, dry up, dwindle, emacerate, emaciate, evaporate, exsiccate, fade away, fire, flag, fold, get along, get on, grow old, insolate, kiln, lose strength, macerate, mummify, mummy, parch, peak, pine, preshrink, rub, run down, scorch, shake, shrink, smoke, soak up, sponge, sun, sun-dry, swab, thin, torrefy, totter, towel, turn gray, turn white, wane, waste away, weazen, welter, wipe, wither away, wrinkle
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