New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: whither · withers · dither · either · hither · wether · witter · zither · twitcher · withered
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1 verb shrivel
INTRANSITIVEfeoigh verb  c m usearg verb  c m u
TRANSITIVEfeoigh verb  c m usearg verb  c m uthe sun withered the crops d'fheoigh an ghrian na unmodifieda
2 verb weaken, decline
INTRANSITIVEmeath verb  c m umeathlaigh verb  c m utéigh i léig  c m uthe language is withering tá an teanga ag meathlú, tá an teanga ag dul i léigthe support withered away chuaigh an tacaíocht i léigthe campaign could wither and die d'fhéadfadh an feachtas dul i laige agus i léig ar fad
TRANSITIVElagaigh verb  c m u
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3 verb crush, humiliate TRANSITIVEstangaire a dhéanamh deshe withered him with one glance rinne sí stangaire de leis an aon fhéachaint amháin

to wither on the vine

literary it withered on the vine chuaigh sé i léig cheal airde, d'imigh sé as i ngan fhios don saol