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verb     wilt pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlewilting
past tensewilted
past participlewilted

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  1. 1
    [intransitive] if a plant wilts, it gradually bends toward the ground because it needs water or is dying

    If the plant continues to wilt, cut it right back and water it well.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] if a person wilts, they have less energy, confidence, or enthusiasm

    Martinez seemed to wilt in the heat in the second set.

  3. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] if you wilt vegetables or they wilt, you cook them gently, usually in a little fat over heat

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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