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withers, 3rd person singular present; withering, present participle; withered, past tense; withered, past participle;
  1. (of a plant) Become dry and shriveled
    • - the grass had withered to an unappealing brown
    • - withered leaves
  2. (of a person, limb, or the skin) Become shrunken or wrinkled from age or disease
    • - a girl with a withered arm
  3. Cease to flourish; fall into decay or decline
    • - programs would wither away if they did not command local support
  4. Cause harm or damage to
    • - a business that can wither the hardiest ego
  5. Mortify (someone) with a scornful look or manner
    • - she withered me with a look

  1. shrivel: wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"
  2. fade: lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
  3. (withered) dried-up: (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture; "dried-up grass"; "the desert was edged with sere vegetation"; "shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings"; "withered vines"
  4. (withering) annihilative: wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction; "possessing annihilative power"; "a devastating hurricane"; "the guns opened a withering fire"
  5. (withering) atrophy: any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
  6. (withers) the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
  7. Wither (Kevin Ford) is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Universe, a member of the student body at the Xavier Institute, a member of the Hellions squad, and a Supervillain as a part of Selene's Coven.
  8. Wither is a single and EP by progressive metal band Dream Theater, released on September 15, 2009, it was their first EP since A Change of Seasons. ...
  9. Black Clouds & Silver Linings is the tenth studio album of the progressive metal band Dream Theater. It was released on June 23, 2009 under Roadrunner Records. The album was produced by drummer Mike Portnoy and guitarist John Petrucci, and mixed by Paul Northfield. ...
  10. Withered is an American metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, fronted by Chris Freeman and Mike Thompson. Both members also participate in a crust punk/grindcore band, Social Infestation, which also features Mastodon bassist Troy Sanders.
  11. William Withering (17 March 1741 – 6 October 1799) was an English botanist, geologist, chemist, physician and the discoverer of digitalis.
  12. The withers is the ridge between the shoulder blades of a four-legged animal. In many species it is the tallest point of the body, and in horses and dogs it is the standard place to measure the animal's height (in contrast, cattle are normally measured to the top of the hips).
  13. To go against, resist; oppose; Against, in opposition to
  14. (withered) Shrivelled, shrunken or faded, especially due to lack of water
  15. (withering) Tending to destroy, devastate, overwhelm or cause complete destruction; Diminishing rapidly; Tending to make someone feel small
  16. (Withered) A basher will be utterly withered if 1) the expected loco doesn't turn up, or 2) if circumstances conspire to make him miss a rare engine which has worked, or 3) if the loco fails or is taken off before he can travel behind it. ...
  17. (withered) Having lost all moisture, causing the collapse of some tissue.
  18. (withered) old looking, thin and weak with dry skin (people)
  19. (Withering) The first step in production of most teas. Involves letting the fresh leaves wither for some period of time after plucking to reduce moisture content.
  20. (Withering) The step tea processing after plucking in which the plucked tea leaves are left out to dry in the air for further processing.
  21. (Withering) The pluck initiates primary drying or withering. Tea leaves are withered from a higher moisture content of 70 to 80 percent down to a withered content weight of 55 to 65 percent depending on the type of processing. ...
  22. (Withers) The slight ridge in a horse s back just before the mane starts. This is where height is measured on a horse.
  23. (WITHERS) Anatomically, the region of union between the upper portion of the shoulder blade on the one hand and the spinous processes of the first and second thoracic vertebrae on the other. ...
  24. (Withers) The reason you'll seldom see a man riding bareback.
  25. Wither is a replacement ability that modifies damage. Whenever a source with wither would deal damage to a creature, instead of receiving damage, that creature receives a number of -1/-1 counters equal to the amount of damage that would have been dealt to it. Wither was introduced in Shadowmoor.