- adj. 摧毁的；毁灭的；干枯的；使畏缩的
any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
wreaking or capable of wreaking complete destruction;
"possessing annihilative power"
"a devastating hurricane"
"the guns opened a withering fire"
making light of;
"afire with annihilating invective"
"a devastating portrait of human folly"
"to compliments inflated I've a withering reply"
- And not to be trapped by withering laurels.
- She fixed Bill with her withering gaze.
- The poor man is withering away.
- The grass was withering on the hillsides.
He'd been visited by Mr Jepp, who'd subjected his lesson to a withering analysis.出自： E. Blishen
Obviously my withering look needed more work in front of the mirror.出自： I. Banks