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wither

US [ˈwɪðər]
UK [ˈwɪðə(r)]
  • v.凋谢;萎缩;消失
  • Web枯萎;凋零;凋残
Simple Present:withers  Present Participle:withering  Past Tense:withered  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
(使)枯萎,凋谢if a plantwithers or sthwithers it, it dries up and dies
The grass had withered in the warm sun.
这些草在温暖的阳光下枯死了。
2.
[i]
~ (away)
萎缩;(尤指渐渐)破灭,消失to become less or weaker, especially before disappearing completely
All our hopes just withered away.
我们所有的希望都渐渐破灭了。

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