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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: withering(0.01146 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to withering.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction;
“possessing annihilative power”; “a devastating
hurricane”; “the guns opened a withering fire” [syn: annihilative,
2: making light of; “afire with annihilating invective”; “a
devastating portrait of human folly”; “to compliments
inflated I've a withering reply”- W.S.Gilbert [syn: annihilating,
n : any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of
use) [syn: atrophy]
English → English (gcide)
Wither \With"er\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Withered; p. pr. & vb.
n. Withering.] [OE. wideren; probably the same word as
wederen to weather (see Weather, v. & n.); or cf. G.
verwittern to decay, to be weather-beaten, Lith. vysti to
1. To fade; to lose freshness; to become sapless; to become
sapless; to dry or shrivel up.
Shall he hot pull up the roots thereof, and cut off
the fruit thereof, that it wither? --Ezek. xvii.
2. To lose or want animal moisture; to waste; to pin? away,
as animal bodies.
This is man, old, wrinkled, faded, withered. --Shak.
There was a man which had his hand withered. --Matt.
Now warm in love, now with'ring in the grave.
3. To lose vigor or power; to languish; to pass away. “Names
that must not wither.” --Byron.
States thrive or wither as moons wax and wane.
Withering \With"er*ing\, a.
Tending to wither; causing to shrink or fade. --