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marchito
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marchito(
mahr
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chee
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toh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (wizened)
a. withered
Todas las flores en la terraza están marchitas debido a la negligencia del jardinero.All the flowers on the terrace are withered because of the gardener's neglect.
b. shriveled
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Las rosas en el jarrón estaban marchitas porque empezaba a hacer calor.The roses in the vase were shriveled because it was starting to get hot.
c. shrivelled (United Kingdom)
Las flores alrededor de la casa abandonada estaban marchitas.The flowers surrounding the abandoned house were shrivelled.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(aged)
a. faded
Catalina vio en el espejo su belleza marchita y lloró.Catalina looked at her faded beauty in the mirror and cried.
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marchito
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (planta)
a. faded
2. (persona)
a. worn
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marchito
adjective
[+flores] withered; [+belleza, juventud, esperanzas] faded
edificios de marchito, asolado esplendor su piel amarilla y marchita esas carnes marchitas que traslucen los huesos unas páginas algo marchitas las esperanzas españolas marchitas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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