Definition of 'shrivel'
Example sentences containing 'shrivel'
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My insides curl and shrivel, I am dying, slowly, by inches. A MEANS TO EVIL (2003)They could only leave their pond for a few minutes before they began to shrivel up and die. A BODY SURROUNDED BY WATER (2003)Like a tiny seed, the strength of his convictions slowly began to shrivel. SEA MUSIC (2003)
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Used Occasionally. shrivel is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'shrivel'
British English: shrivel VERB
When something shrivels or when something shrivels it, it becomes dryer and smaller, often with lines in its surface, as a result of losing the water it contains.
The plant shrivels and dies.
Definition of shrivel from the Collins English Dictionary
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