withered

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withered(
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thuhrd
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (botany)
a. marchito
After the drought, our garden was full of withered flowers.Después de la sequía, nuestro jardín quedó lleno de flores marchitas.
Why are there so many withered plants in your apartment? - Well, I was abroad for two weeks and my roommate forgot to water them.¿Por qué hay tantas plantas marchitas en tu apartamento? - Bueno, me fui de viaje por dos semanas y a mi compañero de apartamento se le olvidó regarlas.
b. mustio
When the foliage of a succulent plant looks withered, the cause may be excessive watering.Cuando el follaje de una planta suculenta se ve mustio, la causa puede ser el riego excesivo.
2. (medicine)
a. atrofiado
I couldn't move my withered leg after having it in a cast for two months.No pude moverme la pierna atrofiado después de haberla tenido en una escayola por dos meses.
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withered
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (plant)
a. marchito(a)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
withered [ˈwɪðəd]
adjective
[+flower, plant] marchito; [+limb] debilitado; atrofiado;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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