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die down

[′dī ‚dau̇n]
(botany)
Normal seasonal death of aboveground parts of herbaceous perennials.
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Of course, the fault is not big; we expect it would eventually die down.)
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If the heat is starting to die down as you barbecue, add coals to the outside of the barbecue and leave them to flame up and die down before cooking over them.
We pot them up for the winter, let the foliage die down and keep them dry until the next spring, when a gentle watering helps them spring back into life.
"Hopefully, the effect of this deadly disease will die down will die down in coming months," he said.
2:54 p.m.: Linden Street, tree fire, Fire Department advised it would die down when the wind dies down, no injuries.
They are herbaceous and die down during the winter, coming up again in the spring.
The asparagus ferns turn yellow as they die down and need to be cut off at ground level to make space for next year's crop.