verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of wither
synonym study for wither
OTHER WORDS FROM wither
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH witherwhither, wither
Definition for wither (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for wither
So the thinking is that Kohl’s will get Sephora in front of new customers and away from the shopping malls that are home to Penney and have been withering for years.Kohl’s replaces J.C. Penney as Sephora’s U.S. big retail partner|Phil Wahba|December 1, 2020|Fortune
Gap is trying to execute a comeback and rebuild its relevance with customers after years of withering.Gap ridiculed for tweet showing half-blue, half-red hoodie as a call for national unity|Phil Wahba|November 4, 2020|Fortune
What might happen otherwise is watching a beautiful artifact withering to “an eyesore beyond feasible restoration,” like the century-old Alvin Clark boat that was discovered in Wisconsin in the 1960s.How scientists keep ancient shipwrecks from crumbling into dust|Sara Kiley Watson|November 3, 2020|Popular Science
If it had ended there and withered away like many other social networks before it, we might well have put it in the waste bin of history.
That’s because when they go dormant in the winter, their stems don’t wither away.Changing climates can take cooling tips from warm regions|Sharon Oosthoek|October 8, 2020|Science News For Students
In the end, Hollow pulled out a withering attack that outpaced Budden both in speed and viciousness.
“Rather whip up a soufflé”—a wonderful compliment or a withering dis?
The Obama administration has come under withering criticism because the whereabouts of abu Khatallah have been generally known.Why Delta Force Waited So Long to Grab a Benghazi Ringleader|Eli Lake, Kimberly Dozier|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Brzezinski was withering, however, asking de Blasio outright, “Why are you hostile to charters?”Bill de Blasio Enters the Lions Den of ‘Morning Joe’|David Freedlander|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After the film opened to withering reviews, his despair was complete.Doug Kenney: The Odd Comic Genius Behind ‘Animal House’ and National Lampoon|Robert Sam Anson|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the withering mildew was now breathed forth, that was intended to blast this goodly harvest.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
"Certainly not, Mr. Gilbert Rushmere," drawing herself up, with a withering air of spurious dignity.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
It throve because it came with the tempting bribe of Heaven in one hand, and the withering threat of Hell in the other.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The stones and metal rattle inEach dry and withering ear, As lackadaisical they loll,And preen themselves, and peer.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
Mrs Pike cast a withering glance at Digby; such a piece of insubordination had not been met with for a long time to her authority.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston