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wilt

 
 
pronunciation:
wIlt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: wilts, wilting, wilted
definition: to lose freshness and become limp.
The flowers had wilted by the time the party was over.I am wilting in this heat.
synonyms:
droop, wither
antonyms:
flourish, thrive
similar words:
decline, deteriorate, sag, shrivel
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