from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Withered; wizen.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of wizen.
- adj. withered; lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Dried; shriveled; withered; shrunken; weazen.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
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The old woman grinned back at Leia, her expression wizened by years.
And we threw out the governor and replaced him with this kind of wizened homunculus who used to play robots.
They're limp an 'wizened 'long to the fust of the spring.
You might want to investigate the difference between 'wizened' and 'wise'.
These wizened men, who have seen more of life than I wish to imagine, become silent guardians.
Portray the wizened and wise Jedi master with a Yoda rubber mask or Obi-Wan Kenobi outfit.
Once the client has successfully relieved her- or himself of this burden, the office manager goes in for the kill usually a thick layer of sugary rebuke only a wizened mother of three can muster: "Now let's start over without all the foul language so I can properly understand you."
As a reward for Melvin's good deed, the wizened recluse left the usually luckless Samaritan a fortune.
In the next room, Tiepolo eschews Rococo cherubs to present us instead with the remarkable portrait of a wizened but defiant Daniele Dolfin IV 1756.
Every feature of his wizened visage seemed to ask, “Did you not just tell me to behave myself?”