Associations to the word «Wilt»

Wiktionary

WILT, verb. (intransitive) To droop or become limp and flaccid (as a dying leaf or flower).
WILT, verb. (intransitive) To fatigue; to lose strength.
WILT, verb. (transitive) To cause to droop or become limp and flaccid (as a flower).
WILT, verb. (transitive) To cause to fatigue; to exhaust.
WILT, noun. The act of wilting or the state of being wilted.
WILT, noun. Any of various plant diseases characterized by wilting.
WILT, verb. (archaic) second-person singular simple present form of will

Dictionary definition

WILT, noun. Any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots.
WILT, noun. Causing to become limp or drooping.
WILT, verb. Lose strength; "My opponent was wilting".
WILT, verb. Become limp; "The flowers wilted".

Wise words

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