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Similar words: lingeringofferingmotheringgatheringwaveringtoweringalteringwanderingMeaning: ['wɪðərɪŋ]  n. any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use). adj. 1. wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction 2. making light of. 
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1. She reserved her most withering scorn for journalists.
2. Deborah Jane's mother gave her a withering look.
3. She gave him a withering look.
4. He made a withering attack on government policy.
5. A withering look from his wife silenced him.
6. The old values are withering away in a new society.
7. Momentarily they lift her world beyond its withering perimeter.
8. He did, however, curtail his withering critique.
9. I gazed up at the withering contrail.
10. Mrs Thatcher's withering contempt was far more damaging.
11. The ideology of inclusion is withering away, to be replaced by a revival of survival-of-the-fittest capitalism.
12. The daily firings produced by the withering economy offered loopholes of opportunity for a young man who kept his eyes open.
13. Just withering thrash grooves that shoot past in a punch-drunk blur,[] leaving their peers way behind.
14. The next day, the press criticism was withering, deservedly so.
15. Rotten had also adopted an increasingly withering view of his colleagues.
16. She rose, threw one withering look at Cranston and followed the others out.
17. She fixed Bill with her withering gaze.
18. Dandelion's withering and falling is my amatory ending but.
19. He said that Lizzie had been drunk at the time and I saw her shoot him a withering glance.
20. Then they would close up, go forward, receive the withering infantry fire(, and fight as best they could.
21. Or stroll up to one of the distinctive sentry boxes, aligned so defenders could harass would-be invaders with a withering cross-fire.
22. Joe was in top form, spinning stories, issuing pronunciamentos, dropping withering quips at every opportunity.
23. Witnesses who cooperate with tabloids in return for money often find themselves subjected to withering criticism if they are called into court.
24. Billy Bingham, whose make-do-and-mend team were no match for their southern neighbours' withering power game, added his good wishes.
25. Be prepared to question this if you want to, and do not retreat from any withering looks.
26. Hiroko-san told me that in her neighborhood the leaves are withering on the branches and falling without ever turning at all.
27. I had watched her successor, David Ennals, come under withering union fire for cutting back on the hospital building programme.
28. The dark-haired vibrancer caught him staring and gave him a withering look.
29. Pen Pros: Except for personal letters, handwritten notes are withering into extinction.
30. Charles turned abruptly round and gave his wife a withering look as reporters homed in on the pair.
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