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to make or become no longer fresh or shapely because of loss of moisture

to waste away from longing or grief

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to render helpless, as by emotion

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lose freshness, vigor, or vitality

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Beginning with a discussion of Bolshevik ideas on free union, women's emancipation through wage labor, socialization of housework, and the withering away of the family, Goldman succinctly sets their historical context.
The obligation is what she says is withering away, in a silent but real death of American citizenship.
Left has allowed the withering away of the Third Front," BJP Spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters here.
The players needed the breathers afforded by the occasional day off, but by the time that was obvious, the Angels' commanding lead in the American League West was withering away, and there was no time for such a luxury.
Prospects are good for the eventual withering away of mandatory employer rideshare rules, now that the support of the Clean Air Act has been removed.
In a strain of dogs that sleep excessively and collapse when they are excited, investigators have discovered a withering away of axons, the communication cables that convey signals between nerve cells.
The BJP spokesperson prakash javdekar said the Third Front would be withering away after the elections.
But Robson insisted that Newcastle's challenge at the top of the table won't be withering away so fast as his stars in the Malaysian heat of the Asia Cup after winning a place in Sunday's final against either Chelsea or the local national team.
Hence, livestock is diminishing up withering away and finally ending.
Kendall, right, says of a trip to Thailand: "I looked out the car window and saw people in huts with dogs withering away.
Former superhero John Hancock (Will Smith) has turned to alcoholism, and finds his life withering away until he saves the life of a PR expert (Jason Bateman) from an oncoming train.
It makes no sense for these songs to be sitting on a hard drive, withering away," he added.
It was a breakthrough year as Wolves had not won a major trophy since the FA Cup some 14 years before and the highs of the Fifties had been slowly withering away.
Scientists discovered a way to prevent the withering away of muscles in mice with cancer.
The 86-year-old, from Barnes, said: "You can see how many people here today are worrying about the welfare state withering away.