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Verb: wither  wi-dhu(r)
  1. Wither, as with a loss of moisture
    "The fruit dried and withered";
    - shrivel, shrivel up, shrink
     
  2. Lose freshness, vigour, or vitality
    "Her bloom was withering";
    - fade

Sounds like: wits, wither, w

Derived forms: withering, withered, withers

Type of: decrease, diminish, disappear, fall, go away, lessen, vanish

Encyclopedia: Wither