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wither
used in Catch-22

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

or:

to become weaker; or feel humiliated
  • 'He didn't say that,' Corporal Whitcomb corrected with withering precision.
    Chapter 25 — The Chaplain (46% in)

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