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  • adj. Not shrunken.


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un- +‎ shrunken


  • Jesus says to John's disciples, No one patches an old cloak with a piece of unshrunken cloth...

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  • The fisherman did not wonder by what art the ancients had preserved the body in such a vivid likeness of life, which kept the muscular limbs full and unshrunken, the dark flesh vital.

    The Devil In Iron

  • The great naked head and the wide Mongolian face were unshrunken; they presented, rather, the aspect of some old child.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square

  • In a freshly killed chicken, the feet will be soft and pliable and moist to the touch; also, the head will be unshrunken and the eyes full and bright.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery Volume 3: Soup; Meat; Poultry and Game; Fish and Shell Fish

  • What human spirit could emerge untrammelled and unshrunken from that great encompassing host of material advantage?

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • The fact that the cloth is cheap, unshrunken goods, which will shrivel up at the first shower or severe humidity, and will, at all events, get wrinkled out of shape in a few days, does not dash the hopeful prisoner's jocundity; nor even the consideration that the "prison cut" will be instantly recognized all over the country, by every detective, private or federal, and acted upon as circumstances may indicate.

    The Subterranean Brotherhood

  • His sight was not dimmed, his arm was unshrunken; but the life which had sprung from his loins was stronger than he.

    A Fool's Errand. By One of the Fools

  • He took it respectfully, inspected the aristocratic and unshrunken fingers, and kissing them, said, 'I never withdraw from a position, unless I am beaten back.

    Complete Short Works of George Meredith

  • I heard steps on the walk under the yews; and an old man came in sight, slightly bent, with long gray hair, but still with enough of vigour for years to come, in his tread, firm, though slow, in the unshrunken muscle of his limbs and the steady light of his clear blue eye.

    A Strange Story — Volume 05

  • No one sews a piece of unshrunken cloth on an old cloak.

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