wilted

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj wilted not firm "wilted lettuce"
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Quotations

  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus%20Aurelius
    “Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.”
  • Decimus Magnus Ausonius
    Decimus Magnus Ausonius
    “Begin -- to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.”
  • Carl Rowan
    Carl Rowan
    “Nothing wilts faster than laurels that have been rested upon.”
  • Mohammed
    Mohammed
    “Believe, if thou wilt, that mountains change their place, but believe not that man changes his nature.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin%20Franklin
    “Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.”
  • St. Augustine
    St.%20Augustine
    “Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.”

Usage

In literature:

Wilt Thou never forgive!
"Curious, if True" by Elizabeth Gaskell
Come hither to us, for here thou wilt be safe, or at the least wilt die with us.
"Famous Tales of Fact and Fancy" by Various
To wit, that at the end of seven years thou wilt bear me company.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)" by John Roby
Now, wilt thou explain to me the mysteries the soldiers have reported to us?
"Pharaoh's Broker" by Ellsworth Douglass
But thou wilt love her dearly, as I do, and wilt advise me how to deal with her.
"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Go, cunning flatterer; thou wilt only make me feel my own littleness.
"Faustus his Life, Death, and Doom" by Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger
Only have patience yet for this one day of misery, as I am sure thou wilt.
"Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race" by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
Now wilt thou tell me what thou wilt do?
"The Sundering Flood" by William Morris
Thou wilt meet us at thy gate and show us to a chamber where we may confer in secret.
"Sea-Dogs All!" by Tom Bevan
And sit still, or thou wilt break Schurotchka's chair.
"A Nobleman's Nest" by Ivan Turgenieff
And thou wilt surely see me again, sweet heart, where we shall part no more for ever.
"It Might Have Been" by Emily Sarah Holt
Thou, who art so far above me, Wilt thou stoop so, for repose?
"The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume IV" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Thou wilt find out hereafter.
"The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli" by Johann Hottinger
Thou wilt see him, oh yes, thou wilt see him!
"Jan Vedder's Wife" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Presently thou wilt see them on my face.
"The Lion of Janina" by Mór Jókai
Never again wilt thou see the sun's setting.
"A Struggle for Rome, v. 1" by Felix Dahn
Thou wilt find, for the land that thou quittest, another: but no soul wilt thou find to replace thine own.
"The Thousand and One Nights, Vol. I." by Anonymous
Thou wilt not entreat and wilt not cry out?
"Morituri: Three One-Act Plays" by Hermann Sudermann
Thou wilt be guilty, and deserve death.
"John the Baptist: A Play" by Hermann Sudermann
Wilt thou do, then, as thy heart moves thee.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 13" by Various
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In poetry:

Return, and in thy daily round
Of duty and of love,
Thou best wilt find that patient faith
Which lifts the soul above.
"The Pilgrim" by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Say once again Thy sweet "I will!"
In answer to my prayers.
"Lord, if Thou wilt!"--
--"I will!
Rise up above thy cares!"
""I Will!"" by John Oxenham
The loss is riches while I live,
A joy I would not lose:
Choose ever, God, what Thou wilt give,
Not leaving me to choose.
"A Book of Dreams: Part I" by George MacDonald
Thou wilt not hear: I come no more;
Thou heedest not my woe.
With sighs and tears my heart is sore.
Thou comest not: I go.
"The Disciple" by George MacDonald
I cannot brook that men should say—
Nor this for gospel take—
That thou wilt hear me if I pray
Asking for Jesus' sake.
"The Disciple" by George MacDonald
Shepherd, if I fall and lie
Moaning in the frosty wind,
Yet, I know, I shall not die—
Thou wilt miss me—and wilt find!
"Written For One In Sore Pain" by George MacDonald

In news:

U-verse Thrives As AT&T's Legacy Wireline Keeps Wilting.
Corbin's Vanessa Wiseman is blocked at the net by South Laurel's Taylor Arthur and Whitney Wilt (4).
Bowlsby believes the playoff selection process will incentivize non-conference scheduling and in WVU's defense, it hasn't completely wilted.
No more aspirational farmers-market shopping sprees that leave us with a kitchen full of wilted arugul.
U-verse Thrives As AT&T's Legacy Wireline Keeps Wilting .
It's interesting to consider whether Obama's powerful advantage with ethnic Americans has wilted 'enough' to give Romney an opportunity.
Obama Grateful for Weak but not Wilting Labor Market.
Europe Heat Wave Wilting Corn Adds to US Drought: Commodities.
Marshall wilting in record heat wave.
After strong start, the Wild are wilting .
Film Snow Flower, wilting .
My tomatoes are wilting in the early heat.
Apple's'Podfather' Now Aims to Revive A Wilting Palm.
Rose not wilting after Masters.
D'Alessandro: Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game is still a wonder 50 years later.
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