Definition Of shrivelled

verb

wrinkle and contract or cause to wrinkle and contract, especially due to loss of moisture.

the flowers simply shriveled up

wrinkled and contracted, especially due to loss of moisture or old age.

her long, shriveled hand

Example Of shrivelled

  • A shrivelled woman, Yasmin, spoke for them.

  • A hunched, shriveled woman tries to push a bottle into a recycling bin.

  • Avoid very shriveled dates, or dates with sugar crystals on the skin.

  • Both diseases result in lightweight, shriveled kernels that may be moldy.

  • Indeed I was greeted in Italian by a shrivelled old lady in a white habit.


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