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wither
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Moby Dick
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  • Within are shabby shelves, ranged round with old decanters, bottles, flasks; and in those jaws of swift destruction, like another cursed Jonah (by which name indeed they called him), bustles a little withered old man, who, for their money, dearly sells the sailors deliriums and death.
  • Faintly smacking his withered lips over it for a moment, the old negro muttered, "Best cooked ’teak I eber taste; joosy, berry joosy."

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

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