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  1. wilt
    IPA[wilt]
  2. verb

    • 1. (of a plant, leaf, or flower) become limp through heat, loss of water, or disease; droop.

      Synonym : droop, sag, become limp, become flaccid, flop, wither, shrivel (up)
    • 2. (of a person) lose one's energy or vigor.

      Synonym : languish, flag, lose energy, become listless, feel weak/faint, droop, sag

    noun

    • 1. any of a number of fungal or bacterial diseases of plants characterized by wilting of the foliage:

      these varieties are more resistant to aphids and wilt
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: wilt

    • v.: verb: wilt, 3rd person present: wilts, gerund or present participle: wilting, past tense: wilted, past participle: wilted

    • verb

      archaic second person singular of will
    • verb

      (of a plant, leaf, or flower) become limp through heat, loss of water, or disease; droop.

      (of a person) lose energy, vigour, or confidence:

    • noun

      any of a number of fungal or bacterial diseases of plants characterized by wilting of the foliage:
    • verb

      archaic second person singular of will
    • abbreviation

      Wiltshire.
    • abbreviation

      Wiltshire.
    • (1936–99), US basketball player; full name Wilton Norman Chamberlain; known as Wilt the Stilt. He played for the Philadelphia Warriors (later the Golden State Warriors), the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Los Angeles Lakers from 1959 until 1973. Basketball Hall of Fame (1978).
    • noun

      a fungal disease of oaks and other trees which makes the foliage wilt and eventually kills the tree.
    • noun

      a fungal disease of oaks and other trees which makes the foliage wilt and eventually kills the tree.
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