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used in Of Human Bondage

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


to become weaker; or feel humiliated
  • He knelt down beside her and took her in his arms, and kissed her wet, withered cheeks.
    21-22 — Chapters 21-22 (34% in)
  • The gray curls which she still wore in the fashion of her youth gave her a queer, pathetic look; and her little withered body was like an autumn leaf, you felt it might be blown away by the first sharp wind.
    31-32 — Chapters 31-32 (31% in)

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