Witheringly
Withering With"er*ing, a. Tending to wither; causing to shrink or fade. -- {With"er*ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • witheringly — wither ► VERB 1) (of a plant) become dry and shrivelled. 2) become shrunken or wrinkled from age or disease. 3) fall into decay or decline. 4) (withering) scornful. DERIVATIVES witheringly adverb. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • witheringly — adverb in a withering manner guns fired witheringly at the railroad cars • Derived from adjective: ↑withering …   Useful english dictionary

  • witheringly — adverb see withering …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • witheringly — See withering. * * * …   Universalium

  • witheringly — adverb In a withering manner …   Wiktionary

  • witheringly — adv. while withering; while wilting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • witheringly — with·er·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • witheringly — See: withering …   English dictionary

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  • withering — adjective Date: 1579 acting or serving to cut down or destroy ; devastating < a withering fire from the enemy > < a withering rebuke > • witheringly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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