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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to withering:   (140 results)

Often used in the same context:
blistering, stinging, scathing, wilting, searing, scorching, merciless, savage, relentless, unrelenting, ferocious, fierce, unsparing, blunt, bilious, unmerciful, vituperative, harsh, scornful, barrage, vitriolic, lacerating, pitiless, caustic, feeble, brutal, sneering, furious, baleful, shrivel, intense, torrid, snide, remorseless, coruscating, acerbic, excoriating, damning, glowing, sniping, unstatesmanlike, calamitous, criticism, waspish, barbed, vigorous, onslaught, invective, strident, lashing, tepid, jibes, dour, rebuke, steely, bristling, brickbats, assailing, unforgiving, intemperate, blitzkrieg, critique, scabrous, gibes, insipid, breathless, unblinking, adulatory, carping, scorn, vicious, blazing, dismal, sanguinely, derision, broadside, torpid, stifling, fading, ridicule, disdainful, zingers, ripostes, reddened, trenchant, lachrymose, unflattering, inquisition, sarcastic, smarted, tatters, prickly, pitiful, fulsome, praiseful, reeling, scattergun, desultory, wretched, crippling, tart, wry, decay, passing, disappearance, demise, dismemberment, downfall, ripening, transmutation, uplifting, extinction, overthrow, abandonment, amelioration, closing, dissolution, exhaustion, resumption, easing, escape, estrangement, biting, blighting, contemptuous, penetrating, sardonic, derisive, indignant, censorious, devastating

Appears in the definition of:
blight, witheringly

More general:
weakening

Synonyms:
annihilating, annihilative, atrophy, destructive, devastating, disrespectful

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— Nouns for withering: fire, look, glance, scorn, contempt, sarcasm, influence, criticism, blast, attack, heat, more...

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See withering used in context: 7 rhymes, 3 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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