October saw the industry shrink; layoffs and closures abounded.
And a voice that could did not shrink from speaking truth to power.
All I would suggest is that movement conservatism is only a part of the tribe (and one we're working hard to shrink).
Did you try that positive visualization your shrink suggested?
According to USDA economic statistics, over the next 20 years U.S. share of world GDP will shrink from 26 percent to 22 percent.
Like her husband, she was of a spirit that did not shrink from duty when she knew it.
She seems to shrink a little from him, and he feels strangely resentful.
I had learned to bear this, and more; to save myself pain I had come to shrink from exposing my real self to her.
The man who does not shrink from it with horror is utterly unworthy the name of a man.
Happy to serve in the cause, he should shrink from no labor and no exposure.
Old English scrincan "to draw in the limbs, contract, shrivel up; wither, pine away" (class III strong verb; past tense scranc, past participle scruncen), from Proto-Germanic *skrink- (cf. Middle Dutch schrinken), probably from PIE root *(s)ker- (3) "to turn, bend."
Originally with causal shrench (cf. drink/drench). Sense of "become reduced in size" recorded from late 13c. The meaning "draw back, recoil" (early 14c.) perhaps was suggested by the behavior of snails. Transitive sense, "cause to shrink" is from late 14c. Shrink-wrap is attested from 1961 (shrinking-wrap from 1959). Shrinking violet "shy person" attested from 1882.
A psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, or other psychotherapist; headshrinker (1960+)