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wither
used in When the Legends Die

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

or:

to become weaker; or feel humiliated
  • He could see Meo's garden patch, weedy but still with the mark of Meo's hand upon it, withering in the searing heat.
    Chapter 49 (40% in)
withering = shriveling (wrinkling from lack of water)
  • The big cottonwoods beside the house withered and seemed to shrink and curl, and flames crept up their big limbs like hungry red tongues.
    Chapter 33 (89% in)
  • The weedy garden withered as though under a sudden frost, and the tall weeds crumpled and fell and the whole garden disappeared, leaving only a patch of charred ground.
    Chapter 33 (90% in)

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