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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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I freed my bouquet, now wilted, lashed my kayak to the float, and climbed up slippery pink granite to the trail.
"I do not know," she answered wearily, and her whole form wilting she looked away from him.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
The rising sun was a very cheerful sight, but as our road lay up a long ascent, we soon felt its wilting effects.
She shrank from him, wilting with shame, her eyes frozen in her face; but he was inexorable.
POPPYCYNTHIA STOCKLEY
She felt as if the very roots of her spirit had been torn up and lay wilting and shrivelling in the cold light of her reason.
THE CALIFORNIANSGERTRUDE FRANKLIN HORN ATHERTON
Thomas still maintained his control, although cold perspiration was wilting his highly polished collar.
LIGHTNIN'FRANK BACON
A need of drainage is indicated by the curling and wilting of the leaves of corn and other crops during dry, hot weather.
THE FIRST BOOK OF FARMINGCHARLES L. GOODRICH
The spectacle of the faces wilting into maudlin abstractions under the caress of the music brought a grin to him.
ERIK DORNBEN HECHT
Here "cat" and "one old cat" render bearable many a wilting hour for the little urchins.
The atmosphere was heavy with the smell of gas, of plush upholstery, of wilting bouquets and of sachet.

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