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wither
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

2 uses
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Definition
to shrivel (wrinkle and contract — usually from lack of water)

or:

to become weaker; or feel humiliated
  • This play is the image of a murder done in Vienna: Gonzago is the duke's name; his wife, Baptista: you shall see anon; 'tis a knavish piece of work: but what o' that? your majesty, and we that have free souls, it touches us not: let the gall'd jade wince; our withers are unwrung.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — A hall in the Castle (64% in)
  • —There's a daisy:—I would give you some violets, but they wither'd all when my father died:—they say he made a good end,— [Sings.
    4.5 — Act 4 Scene 5 — Elsinore (A room in the Castle) (86% in)

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