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English noun: wilt

1. wilt (state) any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots

Synonymswilt disease

Broader (hypernym)plant disease

Narrower (hyponym)fusarium wilt, granville wilt, verticilliosis

2. wilt (act) causing to become limp or drooping


Broader (hypernym)weakening

English verb: wilt

1. wilt (change) lose strength

SamplesMy opponent was wilting.

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)weaken

2. wilt (change) become limp

SamplesThe flowers wilted.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)crumble, decay, dilapidate

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