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used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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


to become weaker; or feel humiliated
  • He acquired a withered white prostitute, a diamond ring on his little finger and a Harris tweed coat with raglan sleeves.
    p. 257.9
  • Just like Jane Withers and Donald O'Connor I was going on a vacation.
    p. 226.0

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