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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



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



English noun: withering

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


Broader (hypernym)weakening

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