Definition of 'wilt'
Example sentences containing 'wilt'
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Stir until the spinach has wilted and the sauce is warm. The Sun (2017)While the fish steam, melt remaining butter in a frying pan and quickly wilt the spinach. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just before the chicken is cooked through, wilt the spinach in the pan. The Sun (2017)Cover the pan with a lid and simmer gently for a further 5 minutes or until the tomatoes are soft and the spinach has wilted. The Sun (2016)Add the spinach and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes, or until the spinach has wilted. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Then sprinkle some ham and some of the wilted spinach. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Always plant them quite deep so the base of the stem is protected against clematis wilt disease. The Sun (2013)My fiancé is wilting under the pressure of having to perform on demand. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are skills that wilt in the heat of the race if duress has not become habit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Serve with steamed vegetables or wilted spinach. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Stir well until the spinach has wilted. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Add the spinach and gently turn it in the pan until it is almost fully wilted. The Sun (2016)Japan suddenly came under immense pressure and wilted. The Sun (2006)Stir to warm the ingredients through and wilt the spinach. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Add the spinach and cook for a few minutes until the leaves are fully wilted. The Sun (2015)He is not the only banking boss to have wilted under the pressure of the job. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Stir till all chicken is covered in the sauce and all the spinach has wilted. The Sun (2015)There are already clear early warning signals of the toll on demand from wilting confidence and squeezed spending power. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some are prone to mildew and wilt; avoid tall kinds. Winter Garden Glory (1993)If your plant is wilting, the sensors will text your mobile and warn you to add more fertiliser. The Sun (2016)Stir the chilli, rosemary and leek into the wilted vegetables followed by the carrot and ½ tsp salt. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet the days of wilting petals could soon be over, if gene science has anything to do with it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The hops got the wilt, a fungal disease in the soil, and were taken out. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Let's just say no wilted plant gains much from less than 2-3 litres. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Their strokeplay was confident as England's bowlers began to wilt in the heat. The Sun (2013)They have often wilted in the face of any side that went out, quite literally, to knock them off their game. The Sun (2010)With business and earnings under intense pressure, financial industries' confidence was already wilting before the upheavals of the past few weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'wilt'
British English: wilt /wɪlt/ VERB
If a plant wilts, it gradually bends downwards and becomes weak, because it needs more water or is dying.
The roses wilted the day after she bought them.
- American English: wilt
- Arabic: يَذْبُلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: murchar
- Chinese: 枯萎
- Croatian: venuti
- Czech: vadnout
- Danish: visne
- Dutch: verwelken
- European Spanish: marchitarse
- Finnish: kuihtua
- French: se faner
- German: welken
- Greek: μαραίνω
- Italian: appassire
- Japanese: しおれる
- Korean: 시들다
- Norwegian: visne
- Polish: zmarnieć
- European Portuguese: murchar
- Romanian: a se ofili
- Russian: увядать
- Spanish: marchitarse
- Swedish: vissna
- Thai: เหี่ยวเฉา
- Turkish: solmak
- Ukrainian: в'янути
- Vietnamese: héo
Definition of wilt from the Collins English Dictionary
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