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  • adjective Wrinkled because the volume has reduced while the surface area of the outer layer has remained constant.
  • adjective Collapsed in size.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of shrivel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity
  • adjective (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture
  • adjective lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness


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