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  • adj. Not shrinking.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not shrinking; not withdrawing from danger or toil; not recoiling or hesitating through reluctance or fear: as, unshrinking firmness.

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  • adj. not shrinking from danger


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un- +‎ shrinking


  • Give them 40 inelegant minutes of Dirk Nowitzki—flailing arms, stumbling feet, unshrinking in the clutch.

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  • An unshrinking Federer took Nadal to a tiebreaker in the second set, which was delayed briefly by rain, but Nadal swooped in and took that one, too, 7-6 3.

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  • Also, I think it would be a bit less dramatic if the heroes had their own way of unshrinking themselves.

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  • For his second line Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani strode unshrinking into the leather-clad world depicted in Lady Gaga's "Alejandro" video, which was fully referenced at the end of the show when a parade of Emporio models dressed in black leather military gear from the caps on their heads to the lace-up boots marched across the runway.

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  • Instead of simply unshrinking the Man of Steel, Batman has a much better solution – shrink himself down in order to save his best friend’s life.

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  • He stood unshrinking, partly encouraged by the consciousness of personal strength, and partly by a rugged surliness of temper, which is often mistaken among persons of this kind for real courage.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Welhaven's pamphlet was entitled The Twilight of Norway (1834), and the sonnets of which it consisted were highly polished in form, filled with direct and pointed references to familiar persons and events and absolutely unshrinking in attack.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • Thanks for sharing the unshrinking tart shell recipe.

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  • He possessed an “unshrinking nerve” and “equanimity” during the worst of times on a battlefield.

    Cavalryman of the Lost Cause

  • Nothing can be more touching than to behold a soft and tender female, who had been all weakness and dependence, and alive to every trivial roughness, while treading the prosperous paths of life, suddenly rising in mental force to be the comforter and support of her husband under misfortune, and abiding, with unshrinking firmness, the bitterest blasts of adversity.

    The Wife, by Washington Irving.


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