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English adjective: withering

1. withering wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction


SamplesPossessing annihilative power.
A devastating hurricane.
The guns opened a withering fire.


Synonymsannihilating, annihilative, devastating


Similardestructive


Antonymsconstructive

2. withering making light of


SamplesAfire with annihilating invective.
A devastating portrait of human folly.
To compliments inflated I've a withering reply.


Synonymsannihilating, devastating


Similardisrespectful


Antonymsrespectful


English noun: withering

1. withering (event) any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)


Synonymsatrophy


Broader (hypernym)weakening









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