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wither
used in A Streetcar Named Desire

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

or:

to become weaker; or feel humiliated
  • I could have painted the landscapes of the endless, withering country in which I wandered like a lost nomad.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 (65% in)
  • I began to feel breathless, in that withered, withering country, of time coming after time not meant to come after, and so I discovered ... Haven't you fixed it yet?
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 (63% in)
  • I began to feel breathless, in that withered, withering country, of time coming after time not meant to come after, and so I discovered ... Haven't you fixed it yet?
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 (63% in)
  • Of course, you were crowned with laurel in the beginning, your gold hair was wreathed with laurel, but the gold is thinning and the laurel has withered.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 (32% in)

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