[ UK /wˈɪlt/ ]
[ US /ˈwɪɫt/ ]
VERB
  1. lose strength
    My opponent was wilting
  2. become limp
    The flowers wilted
NOUN
  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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