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wither
used in Burned by Ellen Hopkins

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

or:

to become weaker; or feel humiliated
  • The garden would wither without attention in the cool of early morning.
  • It was sorrowful, filled with frail promises that our bloom into family would not wither with time, distance.

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