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Temperature effectsPlay
Wilt is often used to describe plants affected by heat or lack of water. SlideMy garden plants wilt every afternoon in the summer heat.
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Figurative usePlay
'Wilt' can describe things that aren't plants but are droopy like a sad posture. SlideHis spirits wilted after hearing the bad news.
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Temporary statePlay
'Wilt' suggests a condition that can be reversed if the cause is removed. SlideThe lettuce in the salad wilted, but perked up after being refrigerated.