withered

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Adjective[edit]

withered (comparative more withered, superlative most withered)

  1. Shrivelled, shrunken or faded, especially due to lack of water.
    • 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, chapter 1, Nobody:
      Three chairs of the steamer type, all maimed, comprised the furniture of this roof-garden, with [] on one of the copings a row of four red clay flower-pots filled with sun-baked dust from which gnarled and rusty stalks thrust themselves up like withered elfin limbs.

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Verb[edit]

withered

  1. simple past tense and past participle of wither