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- v. To wither, decline, pine away.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To waste away; to pine; to languish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pine; decline, especially by sickness; fade or waste: usually with away.
Old English dwīnan, from Proto-Germanic *dwīnanan. (Wiktionary)