How To Use Withe In A Sentence

  • The other route would see the fruits of eight years of growth wither on the vine through inaction and lack of imagination.
  • Unlike the Celtic centre-back, the Ibrox defender was allowed to swither over an offer from Dundee United.
  • After a cut on the face or an exudation into the lungs, the loose tissues and multiple vessels allow the proliferating cells to obtain rich nourishment; absorption can take place readily, and the part regains its normal condition entirely, while a bruise at the heel or at the withers finds a dense, inextensible tissue where the multiplying elements and exuded fluids choke up all communication, and the parts die Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
  • Without the palsied hand of government, the unions would wither and die. 500 SEIU bully-boys vs. 1 14-year-old. | RedState
  • At the Fallowfield lead mine, near Hexham in Northumberland, it is associated with witherite; and at Bromley Hill, near Alston in Cumberland, it occurs in veins with galena. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"
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  • How has it managed to do all that - when other, more capitalized businesses have withered away?
  • He scowled at Zilla, whose withered lips were again writhing into speech, and compelled her to silence. The White Man's Way
  • She sat down in her chair looking furious and just gave me a sneer and a withering look.
  • And if no trees are left on the valley slopes to sop up runoff from the rains and slow its flow, a tropical river will wither and die.
  • On the path a few solitary scraps of withered white and blue police tape were a solemn reminder of the crime scene.
  • And behold, he shrivelled and withered under their eyes, and became a small handful of grey dust and glass powder.
  • Q : How could Reese Witherspoon have possibly chosen Josh Lucas over you in Sweet Home Alabama?
  • The Withern cottage is damp and musky and inspires images for former occupants with bronchitis and other chest complaints.
  • ‘We take credit cards,’ chirped the tall curly brunette - the weaker of the two - who was quickly silenced by a withering glance.
  • The most common ores of barium are barite and witherite.
  • With withered leaves they weave their boats and smilingly float them on the vast deep.
  • By three, we're swithering about moving to the catchment area of the best state primary.
  • The film plays like a classical symphony on the withering of age and the resilience of a couple's love under growing strain. Times, Sunday Times
  • Gail agreed with the remainder of the fashion faux pas top ten, saving her most withering comments for shell suits and puffballs.
  • Digitalis from the foxglove plants used by an old woman in Shropshire, England was analyzed and promoted for heart disease by Dr. William Withering in 1785 and was still widely used in herbal form until the 1950's.
  • He's so ugly his smile makes leaves fall off trees, grass wither and die, and animals flee in terror.
  • Erin, the mousiest of the bridesmaids, elbowed Gladys when she noticed, only to find herself subtly rebuked with a withering glare from Cheryl, whose short brown hair and severe temperament remained unchanged for the happy occasion. Crossed
  • They grow flowers, but the male anthers are stunted or withered: Seed but no pollen is produced.
  • Witnesses who cooperate with tabloids in return for money often find themselves subjected to withering criticism if they are called into court.
  • A slow descent into a long and murky winter; on my doorstep, the colourful leaves on the trees withered and fell, and there was no spring.
  • Electron micrographs revealed that the sheets and filaments were composed of densely packed colloidal rods of twinned witherite crystals interspersed and coated with silica.
  • A landmark on the Waxholme/Withernsea road is the old Black Mill, and has been so for many generations.
  • Close by the stir of the great city, with all its fret and chafe and storm of life, in the desolate garden of that sombre house, and under the withering eyes of relentless Crime, revived the Arcady of old, -- the scene vocal to the reeds of idyllist and shepherd; and in the midst of the iron Tragedy, harmlessly and unconsciously arose the strain of the Pastoral Music. Lucretia — Complete
  • The immune system withers under the viral attack, leaving the body extremely vulnerable to other painful and life-threatening diseases.
  • Too true, and it will save me a lot of time waiting for common sense to wither away and true Naderism to arrive. Archive 2007-06-01
  • Even at his preparatory school, where he was known as a swot of the first water, he had displayed an unhealthy infatuation for that tongue; he loved its cold, lapidary construction; and while other boys played football or cricket, this withered little fellow used to lark about with a note-book, all by himself, torturing sensible South Wind
  • Creativity withers when these ties are forgotten, neglected or severed.
  • the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon
  • Were it not for that jar or _tinaja_ of _aguardiente_ which the old man keeps so snugly in the corner of his burrow, he would have withered up long ago, like the mummies of the Great Saint Bernard. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 30, April, 1860
  • Strong cruel brutes, they did not swither a moment, but both leaped at M'Iver's throat. John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn
  • Perhaps he had never had any talent for it; perhaps it had withered away, unnourished. THE GOLDEN FOOL: BOOK TWO OF THE TAWNY MAN
  • The operation of budding requires a good deal of nicety: first, to avoid wounding the wood of the stock in slitting the bark; and, secondly, to make the bark of the scion fit quite closely to the wood of the stock, as, if the least vacuity is left between them, the bud will wither instead of beginning to grow. The Lady's Country Companion: or, How to Enjoy a Country Life Rationally
  • Tue 11/10/09 11: 58 AM reese witherspoon. she was so funny and sharp in freeway, pleasantville, election. and then sweet home alabama. ew Have you ever felt 'betrayed' by an actor? | EW.com
  • By the 1590s the old church was withering away as former office-holders died, while the presbyteries were taking a more consistent place in church administration.
  • It was a quarter moon, what Papa called a horned moon, and I thought I could see the profile of the man in the moon, old and withered looking. My Sweet Audrina
  • French target Bobo Balde of Toulouse is still swithering over coming to Celtic.
  • You should have seen the withering look he shot them. Times, Sunday Times
  • The fig tree you cursed has withered! Christianity Today
  • I'll just wither and wane under all that pressure and shrivel up inside until I'm microscopic.
  • Why should he give up half his worldly goods then still pay through the nose when a marriage has withered and died? The Sun
  • She was then tossed across a horse's withers and cried out involuntarily as her belly slammed into the horse's back.
  • The delicate anicham flower withers when merely smelled, but an unwelcome look is enough to wither a guest's heart.
  • Horses are measured from the bottom of the hoof to the withers, or the shoulders.
  • Incidentally, I've become accustomed to being regarded with withering nonplussitude, so the seductive smile of the woman with the "celebutard" sunglasses and the giant soda was a pleasant surprise: Grappling With Change: A Farewell to Summer and a Return to Arms
  • As a side note, Michael Sorkin later wrote a withering review of the The Charlottesville Tapes that took the form of a short play, with all dialog rendered in perfectly rhyming couplets.
  • Congress and Federal Courts will wither as checks against his presidential usurpations or abuses whenever war or other national security claims are bugled over Iran, North Korea, Yemen, international terrorism, economic adversity, or otherwise. Bruce Fein: Supreme Court Nominee Could Coronate Obama
  • The second half was magic, beautiful, brilliant, particularly when in the 22nd or 23rd minute of the half Peter Withe scored.
  • Yet, while imperialism has generally withered, other forms of domination or hegemony have arisen.
  • Whatever he touches withers in his grasp and sinks from view into a muck of despair, negativism and nihilism.
  • Though far remote from the ivy chaplet on Wisdom's glorious brow, yet his stump of withered birch inculcates a lesson of virtue, by reminding us, that we should take heed to our steps in our journeyings through the wilderness of life; and, so far as in him lies, he helps us to do so, and by the exercise of a very catholic faith, looks for his reward to the value he supposes us to entertain for that virtue which, from time immemorial, has been in popular parlance classed as next to godliness. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 437 Volume 17, New Series, May 15, 1852
  • Good night to you, Sir Churchman; I'm in nae swither whether I would change places wi 'ye the night, but weemen are daft craturs, poor things, and I've had my day. The McBrides A Romance of Arran
  • In the email, Bourne, 60, from Dawlish, Devon, apparently rebukes Withers, 29, for her behaviour during a visit to the family in April, which she describes as "staggering in its uncouthness and lack of grace". Mother-in-law's withering email to bride-to-be goes viral
  • The natural glutin is produced while the slim, fluted, inch-long seeds are green, but its virtue remains even after the whole panicle has withered and has fallen. The Confessions of a Beachcomber
  • -- Do you suppose that I will rest -- while any of their branch is unwithered? do you suppose that I will turn aside till they are trodden under foot? Romantic Anger and Byron
  • The grain-withering fungus called fusarium head blight has cost state farmers billions of dollars in past years. undefined
  • Awkwardly uniparous pentachord or cheviot wither under relatively migrant reason. MP3Board.com
  • He knew that he was dicing with Death, but that was the very essence of his ideal; and he knew that if Death won the throw, his ideal was crowned and consummated, for ever safe from the withering touch of time, or accidental soilure. Poems
  • Our adventurer expected to see in Mr Jacobs a withered and filthy old being, similar in external appearance to those of his race who then perambulated the metropolis as dealers in cast-off clothing. Ralph Rashleigh
  • That is his God, his Christ, his worship; that he preaches, that he discourseth of, that he labours to propagate, until, by the righteous judgment of God, it comes to pass that such men in all other things wither and die away, all the sap and vigour of their spirits feeding that one monstrous excrescency, which they grow up daily into. The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed
  • So the only thing that surprised when he was asked if he would take a draw and a replay at Ibrox, was the fact that he swithered, albeit fleetingly, before deciding against it.
  • He shall find nothing remaining but those sorrows which grow up after our fast-springing youth, overtake it when it is at a stand, and overtop it utterly when it begins to wither; insomuch as, looking back from the very instant time, and from our now being, the poor, diseased, and captive creature hath as little sense of all his former miseries and pains as he that is most blest, in common opinion, hath of his forepast pleasures and delights. The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume III (of X) - Great Britain and Ireland I
  • Melodies are left unattended to wither and die in the heat of the lights, and perish they almost inevitably do.
  • The height at the highest point of the withers equals the length of the body from the prosternum to the rump. undefined
  • Doubtless, it was by half-unconscious, automatic motions of her hands, that this heavy-hearted one performed the final office for Felipe, and planted a rude cross of withered sticks -- no green ones might be had -- at the head of that lonely grave, where rested now in lasting un-complaint and quiet haven he whom untranquil seas had overthrown. The Piazza Tales
  • He is swithering about possibly riding Blowing Wind, however, as he is consistent and has been placed twice in the past two years.
  • Taking on Garvey's mantle, Marley turned increasingly to Africa as his fame grew, addressing apartheid with the same withering scorn as American artists like Stevie Wonder and Gil Scott Heron.
  • Then, very abruptly, fixing his eyes on me, all of a swither, with my milk-stained cap in my hand, The Yeoman Adventurer
  • Anna Wintour wouldn't turn me to dust with a single withering glance if I mispronounced the word charmeuse. Mastering the Ceremonies
  • A necropsy later revealed he had fractured his spine behind the withers.
  • The two trees with the smoky trunks were blighted high up, and the withered branches domineered above the leaves, Through the whole building white had turned yellow, yellow nearly black; and since the time when the poor lady died, it had slowly become a dark gap in the long monotonous street. Dombey and Son
  • The second face was withered and ancient, with watery eyes peering out from above a crooked hooked nose.
  • `I'm doing a piece for the Sunday Tribune -- you know, wringing their withers, lots of colour, plenty of topspin. DEAD BEAT
  • Equally suggestive is her interpretation of Fanon's withering attack upon the postcolonial national bourgeoisie.
  • Throughout, Tait notes that Witherspoon's sermons were earnest, clear, precise, direct, and unembellished by rhetorical flourishes.
  • But we confess that it is a little mortifying to our pride of time and place, to meet an old beggar-woman, who from the dust on her tattered brogues has evidently marched miles from her last night's wayside howf, and who holds out her withered palm for charity, at an hour when a cripple of fourscore might have been supposed sleeping on her pallet of straw. Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2
  • Her fingers were old and withered, wrinkles and extra skin from weight loss that had happened too quickly made the effect even worse.
  • Now the Protestant family is like a bundle of refuse shingles, when withed up together, (which it never was and never will be to all etarnity) no great of a bundle arter all, you might take it up under one arm, and walk off with it without winkin. The Clockmaker — or, the Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville
  • Witherspoon then dug in the knife a little more, calling her smooch session with Pattinson "a little bit of a downer. Judy Kurtz: This Week's Shining and Falling Stars: Lady Gaga and Reese Witherspoon
  • All the time Jeremiah talked, Mathias edged closer to the body, making the girl seem to shrink and wither before the size of him.
  • The Wise Woman was at home; from afar the King saw her sitting outside the Hovel mending her broom with a withe from the Bush. Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard
  • Witherspoon is Jeffers's one and only novelistic venture.
  • Other carbonates, i.e., ankerite, siderite, witherite, strontianite, may form if the respective metal cations are available.
  • Otherwise, it either withers away or entangles the individual lives of the couple in a terrible way.
  • What's funny is that a friend of mine says that all of the stuff between Tamra and Gretchen came out so that the OC housewives could keep up withe ATL ones, because the ATL housewive show is DA BOMB! Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
  • The friends draw the obvious corollary: if you are not flourishing but withering, you must be doing something wrong. READING THE BIBLE AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME: Taking the Bible Seriously but Not Literally.
  • Then all grew withered and lost shape, becoming a pulpy mass, like gelatin.
  • But, Dyer-Witheford and De Peuter suggest, the routinisation of warfare in games may tend to make players less critical of our involvement in real warfare. The player: why do so many videogames involve killing people?
  • Like organic creatures, copyrights used to age and wither away.
  • This was reinforced by supportive messages from pals and, while I swithered, they gave me business introductions and I waited for my restrictive covenant to end,’ he said.
  • He didn't bother noticing the unweeded garden or the untilled soil or the already withering and thirsty crops that surrounded the white one-story house. When the Spring Dies
  • Key stylist Joy Zapata is interviewed, as well as the director, Reese Witherspoon, and other hair nuts from Legally Blonde.
  • That my hopes of regaining more mobility would gently wither and die. Times, Sunday Times
  • He reminded me of Reese Witherspoons dad in the Blonde flick, who is standing by the pool with his martini glass and asks her with bored puzzlement in his voice, as she floats in the pool with her hotpink sequined bikini, 'whyever would you want to go to law school Elle, that is for boring folks who want to work, not us .... CT-SEN: Lieberman Ahead In New Poll
  • Roses wither, chocs get eaten, but many a Valentine card gets hoarded away as a precious memento of love.
  • Will your money wither and die before you do? Times, Sunday Times
  • Why will sport endure long after more vacuous forms of entertainment wither on the vine? Times, Sunday Times
  • He said that Lizzie had been drunk at the time and I saw her shoot him a withering glance.
  • Hanley Black's wife, a stout-in-the-middle matron of 45, thinks "It's positively indecent" while her husband "surveyed his wife's criminal shapelessness and voluminousness of ante-diluvian, New England swimming dress with a withering, contemplative eye" and tells her in a sentence never uttered by a human before or since, "You appear as a creature shameful, under a grotesqueness of apparel striving to hide some secret awfulness. “It was the Golden Fleece ready for the shearing.”
  • I really thought they'd wither and die, along with daily blow-dries and turned-up collars. Times, Sunday Times
  • Reese · Witherspoon Her spoon may be rusty but I want it anyway.
  • She gave me a withering look of utter contempt and proceeded to lecture me at length about the finer nuances of Mother's Day.
  • Her face looked curiously unstable, sometimes young and unlined, sometimes withered with years. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE
  • This country is in danger of allowing its industrial base to wither away.
  • he did well despite his withered arm
  • Many horse chestnut trees are withered from top to toe, but this is not due to seasonal change. Times, Sunday Times
  • A snig of the red blade severed the thong; and the Indian's body sliding down from the withers of the horse, fell with a dull dead sound upon the turf. The Wild Huntress Love in the Wilderness
  • Sadly, if it continues, that is what is threatening to become of the great Liberal Party tradition: a cold-hearted butcher to the withering slab of the Australian body, and the public get sausages for policy from the sweepings off the floor.
  • For half a century Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau withered any rival in vocal range with an austere glare and an iron grip on recording opportunities.
  • Her face was withered from long years of struggle yet lightened with blissfulness from so many happy times.
  • "Let my right hand wither, " more than 300,000 voices cried out in unison.
  • The scent of fresh turned soil, mixed with the scent of withered flowers permeated the air. ROSES ARE FOR THE RICH
  • The lady at the neighbouring table, with wrinkled skin, a beaky nose and bulging eyes, swathed in netted black, cast her withering glance.
  • All bepatched and coiled asleep in his lonely lava den among the mountains, he looked, they say, as a heaped drift of withered leaves, torn from autumn trees, and so left in some hidden nook by the whirling halt for an instant of a fierce night-wind, which then ruthlessly sweeps on, somewhere else to repeat the capricious act. The Piazza Tales
  • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire
  • Dowager went off in her jingling old coach, attended by two faithful and withered old maids of honour, and a little snuffy spindle-shanked gentleman in waiting, in a brown jasey and a green coat covered with orders — of which the star and the grand yellow cordon of the order of St. Michael of Pumpernickel were most conspicuous. Vanity Fair
  • The plant continues in blossom from June till the first frosts wither the leaves; it is far less coarse than the potatoe; the flower, when full blown, is about the size of a half crown, and quite flat; I think it is what you call salver-shaped: it delights in light loamy soil, growing on the upturned roots of fallen trees, where the ground is inclined to be sandy. The Backwoods of Canada Being Letters From The Wife of an Emigrant Officer, Illustrative of the Domestic Economy of British America
  • Even with all this, the hollow cheeks, the scalp withered, you could still see how handsome Hugh had been.
  • The juice, of which the camphire is made, runs out from a hole bored in the upper part of the tree, is received in a vessel, where it grows to a consistency, and becomes what we call camphire; and the juice being thus drawn out, the tree withers and dies. The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Volume 01
  • The forces arrayed against us would wither before a unified, spiritually fortified, determined people.
  • Then she began to lightly rub the bareback pad on Thundering Glory's neck, slowly moving to his withers, then down his front leg.
  • On the day she saw the GP, Del Veneziano was still swithering.
  • We were all thin, and we were all brown from the withering sun of outdoor labor rather than oiled afternoons on the beach. MOON PASSAGE
  • Q CAN you tell me why the buds on my jasmine plant have withered? The Sun
  • Zilla, whose withered lips were again writhing into speech, and compelled her to silence. THE WHITE MAN'S WAY
  • Like the United Nations, it will simply wither of its own irrelevance.
  • Now the Protestant family is like a bundle of refuse shingles, when withed up together (which it never was and never will be to all etarnity), no great of a bundle arter all; you might take it up under one arm, and walk off with it without winkin '. The Clockmaker
  • The pressure not to split the team into warring camps during such a season was withering, and it fell on both of them.
  • Most men expected to find a consumed kell,10 empty and bladder-like guts, livid and marbled lungs, and a withered pericardium in this exsuccous corpse: but some seemed too much to wonder that two lobes of his lungs adhered unto his side; for the like I have often found in bodies of no suspected consumptions or difficulty of respiration. Letter to a Friend
  • By sheer force of self-assertion we have lifted ourselves from the dust where we once crawled as worms and no women; we no longer wither on the virgin thorn – we flourish on it; and ungarnished though we be with olive-boughs, we are not ashamed when we meet with our enemies in the gate. Marriage as a Trade
  • She shut her harsh lips together tightly at what she saw; Jase certainly was puffy under his watery, pink-rimmed eyes, and the withered cheeks above his thin graying beard really did have a pasty, gray look. The Ranch at the Wolverine
  • It was something sudden, and it makes one shiver to think of a strong man with all the strength withered out of him by one glance from the soft eyes of a weak, blond, female creature like Flush of Gold. Flush of Gold
  • Scores of boutique wineries have already given up, rather than wither on the vine. Times, Sunday Times
  • I would rather this tongue should wither than that I should unchivalrously permit it to deviate one straw's breadth from the truth in order to attain a selfish purpose. Barbara Blomberg — Volume 10
  • The plant's foliage withers back during the summer while pretty, orange-red berries appear in the fall.
  • My white hair seemed yellow as if stained with nicotine; my eyes looked withered, mouth shrunk. A DEATH IN THE FAMILY
  • The forequarters have flat, somewhat sloping shoulders and high withers.
  • The world suddenly became cold as the grass withered down to nothing.
  • “Listen, O my brother, to what my sire told me yesternight of the calamity which hath betided him in the withering of his crops before their time, by reason of the rarity of rain and the sore sorrow that is fallen on this city.” The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • A necropsy later revealed he had fractured his spine behind the withers.
  • But in herb-bennet and avens each nut has a single long awn, crooked near the middle with a very peculiar S-shaped joint, which effectually catches on to the wool or hair, but drops at the elbow after a short period of withering. Science in Arcady
  • John tried to remember statistics from the relevant summary he'd read on joining the Withers office. DARE CALL IT TREASON
  • As democracy and freedom continue to melt away beneath the withering heat of state-corporate power, it becomes ever more difficult to tell the truth.
  • Nonetheless, after a generation or two, the movement withered away leaving few traces behind it (except for the German Lutheran cities of the north); and this occurred, not because the movement was persecuted out of existence, but because its principal sponsors, the independent-minded szlachta, abandoned it for a revived, populistic Catholicism as a result of the crisis of national survival produced by the mid-seventeenth-century Swedish invasion, the "Deluge. Poland's Past
  • Iron-bound sexual customs tend to wither under the blowlamp of urgent necessity. pervy pilgrims punished! « raincoaster
  • The Withern cottage is damp and musky and inspires images for former occupants with bronchitis and other chest complaints.
  • In the programme tonight we hear Dr Chris Toole in conversation with the artist Mary Witherspoon.
  • He took Mrs Witherspoon home and returned to open Dad's safe. THE MYSTERY OF THE CHINESE JUNK
  • Since the leaves of the plant wither back during the flowering period, make sure that the tuberous rootstocks are planted among ground covers that will provide added attractiveness.
  • Withering first settled into medical practice in Stafford, working as a physician in the county infirmary.
  • The fetichist now follows an impersonal and abstract symbol withersoever it may lead him. Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 Erotic Symbolism; The Mechanism of Detumescence; The Psychic State in Pregnancy
  • The bull-necked doorman fixed me with a withering look and said: ‘You're not on me list mate.’
  • Although the body is deteriorated, the garland, which symbolized his glories, remains unwithered.
  • The boozy ways of the newsdesk were withering away anyway. Times, Sunday Times
  • The leaves of this tree have become dry and withered.
  • Then we'd collect withered dry leaves and cipins and light a bonfire around which we'd dance and make weird noises, dressed as witches and really imagining we were flying on broomsticks.
  • As he turned to leave under the withering gaze of his disappointed superiors, it was discovered that he had not received the decryption code that accompanied the exercise.
  • The mining of nonmetallic ores - fluorspar, witherite, and barite (known locally as baryte) - in the Northern Pennines began about the time lead and iron mining were in serious decline.
  • On many trees this autumn, the leaves are just withering away without much brilliance of colour. Times, Sunday Times
  • It is a fairy wood that has never a withered bough in it. 
  • Her limbs dragged and shuffled, her eyes dimmed and bleared, and only the little children found joy against the withered cheek of the old squaw by the fire. THE LAW OF LIFE
  • It is a fairy wood that has never a withered bough in it. 
  • They found the office in a "swither," as Harry said, over the revelations of fraud that were coming to light every day.
  • ‘My love then and his bonny ship turn'd withershins about’ - sing along now!
  • Her sultry good looks, airy insouciance and withering scorn would have made me her instant slave.
  • GCSE flunker Angelique delivers her withering verdict on new politics teacher Alastair Campbell Jamie's Dream School, 9pm, Wed, Channel 4. From Alastair Campbell to Childish Gambino, this week's winners and losers
  • Females stand, on average, 23 to 25 inches at the withers (shoulders).
  • Thus, for example, where LU, in the story of the sons of Nechta Scene, simply mentions 'the withe that was on the pillar,' LL explains that the withe had been placed there by the sons of Nechta Scene (as Cuchulainn placed a similar with in the path of the Connaught host), with an ogam inscription forbidding any to pass without combat; hence its removal was an insult and a breach of _geis_. Táin Bó Cúalnge. English
  • By 1785 Withering’s infusion now called digitalis was in general use. American Connections
  • Nemeth was probably being taken to Tardonia, either to be ransomed or more likely to be unpleasantly executed, body charred and features withered by hostile magic.
  • The grass withered because there was no water.
  • She held on straight for the Red Sea under a serene sky, under a sky scorching and unclouded, enveloped in a fulgor of sunshine that killed all thought, oppressed the heart, withered all impulses of strength and energy. Lord Jim
  • I have been thinking that the apparent opening at the chalaza end must have been withering or perhaps gnawing by some very minute insects, as the ovarium is open at the upper end. More Letters of Charles Darwin — Volume 2
  • Choose eggplants that feel heavy with smooth, taut, unblemished skin and fresh-looking unwithered green stalks.
  • But has all this emphasis on cognitive thinking led to a withering of our instincts, our powers of intuition? Times, Sunday Times
  • A good workhorse, it was always said, should be well put together with powerful haunches as well as being short-coupled, which meant it must have a short back from withers to tail head.
  • She was then tossed across a horse's withers and cried out involuntarily as her belly slammed into the horse's back.
  • When the 356th got ready to ship out they only needed one Replacement Pilot so they kept Withers and sent three of us back to Westover for re-assignment.
  • Instead of air-drying, the unwithered leaves are merely steamed.
  • The fig tree you cursed has withered! Christianity Today
  • Thankfully, though, this is not another in the long line of acclaimed women jockeys withering on the vine of prejudice. Times, Sunday Times
  • Shrill and soft old Autumnal winds blow and we are tucked below the shallow soil where seeds spring up and wither quickly flirting madly.
  • The reeking flowers had withered, their petals dropped to reveal small, flesh-colored fruits. End of Time
  • That as the State withered away, so would sexism, racism and all other unpleasant social evils.
  • Crops were withering, cattle were dying, and the river that once sculpted canyons was a trickle.
  • And the evidence abounds: thick truncated trunks still pushing out new sprigs, charred stumps, and entire trees withering on the roadside.
  • With blazing and scornful eyes she fairly withered him by demanding whatever he meant by speaking to respectable people that way.
  • The cars are only a simulacra on the road, shaking neon outside Harvey Nichols on one side and the stonewashed government house behind withering trees on Ice Street. Home/Skateboard/Smoke
  • Flowers withered up soon after they were cut.
  • The evil alignment of Saturn and Neptune in Canopus, the Dog star, portends a withering attack of werewolf spirits looking for your dog to inhabit. Archive 2007-04-01
  • When he went into retirement, he visibly withered.
  • If I stayed at Park Lane it would be to wither away in a backwater as Geoffrey's factotum. THE GWEN JOHN SCULPTURE
  • Some have claimed that this is fudging the issue, and that they have set in a committee where it will wither and die.
  • Players become shallow and lazy as important parts of their game wither and atrophy from disuse.
  • “You should never let those troubles touch you so closely,” said his lordship, whose own withers at this moment were by no means unwrung. The American Senator
  • The ‘bike mania’, for most men, begins at a very early age and grows, mellows and at last withers away.

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