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wither
used in All's Well That Ends Well

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

or:

to become weaker; or feel humiliated
  • And your virginity, your old virginity, is like one of our French withered pears; it looks ill, it eats drily; marry, 'tis a wither'd pear; it was formerly better; marry, yet 'tis a wither'd pear.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Partly in France, and partly in Tuscany (72% in)
  • And your virginity, your old virginity, is like one of our French withered pears; it looks ill, it eats drily; marry, 'tis a wither'd pear; it was formerly better; marry, yet 'tis a wither'd pear.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Partly in France, and partly in Tuscany (72% in)
  • And your virginity, your old virginity, is like one of our French withered pears; it looks ill, it eats drily; marry, 'tis a wither'd pear; it was formerly better; marry, yet 'tis a wither'd pear.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Partly in France, and partly in Tuscany (73% in)

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