[ UK /wˈɪlt/ ]
[ US /ˈwɪɫt/ ]
  1. lose strength
    My opponent was wilting
  2. become limp
    The flowers wilted
  1. causing to become limp or drooping
  2. any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots
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How To Use wilt In A Sentence

  • In the spring, you will be letting the leaves wilt on their own and dry up.
  • Like other police forces, Wiltshire constabulary is not setting up a special squad or unit to deal with possible hunting law infringements.
  • Mrs King is being supported by her husband Simon, a police inspector with Wiltshire Constabulary, who is also a seasoned runner.
  • This day wilt thou either bring back in triumph the gory head and spoils of Aeneas, and we will avenge Lausus 'agonies; or if no force opens a way, thou wilt die with me: for I deem not, bravest, thou wilt deign to bear an alien rule and a Teucrian lord.' The Aeneid of Virgil
  • One major advantage of growing in containers is that you can keep plants free of common soilborne fungal diseases: verticillium and fusarium wilt.
  • This ensured that the beaglers could not use the traditional Wiltshire Police tactic of letting the hunt drive away while holding sabs up.
  • Public and private opinion wilted before the simoon of calamitous report. Hidden Treasures Or, Why Some Succeed While Others Fail
  • With an open goal in front of him, Wiltord sliced his shot wide of the left post.
  • My green onion plant, that had sprouted six inches, suddenly wilted and died.
  • Another serious fungal disease in Africa is Fusarium wilt or Panama disease, which attacks the roots of the banana plant, affecting the vascular system required for mineral and water transport.
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