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μαραίνω put out or quench fire, Hhymn.:—Pass. to die away, go slowly out, of fire, Il.
II.metaph., ὄψεις μ. to quench the orbs of sight, Soph.; νόσος μαραίνει με makes me waste away, wears me out, Aesch.; of time, πάντα χρόνος μαραίνει Soph.: —Pass. to die away, waste away, decay, wither, Eur., Thuc.; αἷμα μαραίνεται χερός blood dies away from my hand, Aesch.; of a river, to dry up, Hdt.

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