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wither
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • His yellow rags of shirt lay open at the throat, and showed his body to be withered and worn.
  • On inanimate nature, as on the men and women who cultivated it, a prevalent tendency towards an appearance of vegetating unwillingly—a dejected disposition to give up, and wither away.
  • Hear me, my dead baby and my withered father: I swear on my knees, on these stones, to avenge you on Foulon!

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  • The grapes withered on the vine.
  • Her confidence withered under the criticism.

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