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Synonyms of withers

Noun


1. withers, body part

usage: the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals

Verb


1. shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither, decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

usage: wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"

2. fade, wither, disappear, vanish, go away

usage: lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"

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