Wither

usgb/ˈwɪðər/Volume
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Not LiteralPlay
Often used figuratively to describe non-living things losing relevance or fading away. SlidePoor marketing can cause even the best products to wither on the shelf.
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Emotional WeightPlay
Adds a sense of sadness or desolation when describing something that's deteriorating. SlideWith no visitors, the old mansion withered into obscurity.
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Slow ProcessPlay
Indicates a gradual decline, not something happening abruptly. SlideThe athlete's record-breaking performance slowly withered as new talents emerged.