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wither
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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

or:

to become weaker; or feel humiliated
  • He seated himself and looked at me with withering scorn.
    15 — Continued Persecutions (9% in)
  • But her dark life had become still darker, and age and trouble were leaving deep traces on her withered face.
    28 — Aunt Nancy (96% in)

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