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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Decrease in size, range, or extent; Wither, as with a loss of moisture.

Usage examples (30)
  • There is no need to remove them, they just shrivel during cooking.
  • Without it, Neeson says, "I'd shrivel up and die."
  • His eyes were open: smoky glass beads beginning to shrivel.
  • It began to shrivel a bit on the dresser, losing its gleam. for more
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