How to use Wither in a sentence
He is really dead now, and will wither very quickly.
Leaves, after performing their functions for a certain time, wither and die.
On a successful wither the amount of the tea ferment or enzyme is dependent.
Plants have been found to wither and die in sandy soils containing i a% of water, and in clay soils in which there was still present 8% of water.
Early one morning, we are told, in the fourth month, he got up, and with his hands behind his back, dragging his staff, he moved about his door, crooning over " The great mountain must crumble, The strong beam must break, The wise man must wither away like a plant."Advertisement
Once the momentum is broken, the habit will soon wither.
Its immediate occasion was the disputation at Heidelberg (1568) for the doctorate of theology by George Wither or Withers, an English Puritan (subsequently archdeacon of Colchester), silenced (1565) at Bury St Edmunds by Archbishop Parker.
Helminthosporium gramineum, a disease of barley, has also been recorded as growing on wheat; it forms long narrow dark-brown streaks on the leaves, which wither and die.
She met his gaze, wondering if any part of him was capable of affection or if she'd wither like a dried-out flower.
The mouth of this chamber is protected by a ring of hairs pointing downwards, which allow the entrance but prevent the escape of small flies; after fertilization of the pistils the hairs wither.Advertisement
Although of reduced strength in the summer, they still suffice to dominate weather changes; it is during the approach of a low pressure centre that hot southerly winds prevail; they sometimes reach so high a temperature as to wither and blight the grain crops; and it is almost exclusively in connection with the cloudy areas near and south-east of these cyclonic centres that violent thunderstorms, with their occasional destructive whirling tornadoes, are formed.
Then father returns from the army, grandfather dies, and she moves wither her parents and baby brother into a newly-built council house.
In that event, history would record that the Conference on Disarmament was ultimately destined to succeed, not to wither and fade away.
Hand Grenades Grenades in 1914 were exploded wither by percussion or by igniting a fuse.
Easy change gullet system, allowing on the spot adjusting of the saddle to fit correctly over the horses wither.Advertisement
Meaning has to be kept moving, by whatever means, or it will slowly wither on the vine.
Craving is a bit like a well-developed muscle - once you stop using the muscle, it will eventually wither or shrink.
With their withering away the state will also withering away the state will also wither away.
But the uterine gills soon wither and are shed, and are replaced by other gills differing in no respect from those of its congener.
The plants should be left until the leaves begin to wither, unless it becomes necessary to lift them to make way for other plants.Advertisement
Local taxpayers have been left to wither on the vine.
They hoped services would cause poverty to wither away.
Well they wither quickly like grass, verse 2, they fade like the green plant.
With their withering away the state will also wither away.
Be prepared to watch your own living pets wither in the face of Dogz.Advertisement
Kelly's career was already beginning to wither when Chicago's prosecuting attorney's office filed charges against him.
After blooming, the bulbs, if intended to flower again, must be left undisturbed until the leaves wither or die.
In dry seasons it might wither too soon, but it is pretty for the rock garden or borders.
If your plants are starting to wither and turn brown, consider shade cloth.
Cool weather varieties are planted weeks before the last frost date to ensure plants can be harvested before the heat of summer causes plants to bolt or wither.
Plastic is an economical alternative to fabric but must be removed each morning to prevent air surrounding the plants from becoming too hot and causing the plant to wither.
The workers ' state would gradually wither away altogether.
Many streams descend from the ravines only to wither away on the desert basin floors before uniting in a trunk river along the axis of a depression; others succeed in uniting in the winter season, when evaporation is much reduced, and then their trunk flows for a few score miles, only to disappear by sinking (evaporating) farther on.
He wouldn't be caught dead with a bouquet of wildflowers and there was no way he was going to waste money on flowers that would wither and die within a week.
They are then spread out thinly on trays or racks made of bamboo, canvas or wire netting, under cover, for some 18 or 30 hours (according to the temporary weather conditions) to wither, after which they are in a soft, flaccid condition ready for rolling.