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wither
used in King Lear

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

or:

to become weaker; or feel humiliated
  • I fear your disposition: That nature which contemns it origin Cannot be bordered certain in itself; She that herself will sliver and disbranch From her material sap, perforce must wither And come to deadly use.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Before the Duke of Albany's Palace (38% in)

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