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- adj. Wrinkled because the volume has reduced while the surface area of the outer layer has remained constant.
- adj. Collapsed in size.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of shrivel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity
- adj. (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
- adj. lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
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His hair was wild and brown, his skin shriveled from untold hours in the sun.
But first I noticed that grandpa always kind of shriveled when Uncle
The bully kind of shriveled up when an ex-NFL football player bought the bar across from his.
Or other bands kind of shriveled up and died after the internet made bands 'release content+memes more frequently' and some bands were unable to respond.
His tomb still houses his solid gold sarcophagus & his mummy which is kind of shriveled up
In short, oil has shriveled the promise and stained the soul of an entire country, empowering autocrats who disdain human rights and are oblivious to the misery of its people.
Although their similarities pass through the mansion and the national committee chairs, Jim Gilmore is a sour little rooster with shriveled political skills.
She looked even more shriveled now, like a kernel of some life-form waiting to fill out its red cocoon.
And by the end of his life this sort of angry, violent, frightened and shriveled man.
Toreador's market capitalization has since has shriveled by about 50% to $182.4 million.