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OTHER WORDS FROM shrivelun·shriv·eled, adjectiveun·shriv·elled, adjective
How to use shrivel in a sentence
They became so brown and shriveled that they looked like walking beef jerky with New York accents.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It will end up shriveled up, dried up, dead; rolled up in dirty gauze and tossed into a wastebasket, quickly forgotten.
The bone marrow of the dead soldiers was depleted dramatically, and their lymph nodes had shriveled away.Sarin, Nitrogen Mustard, Cyanide & More: All About Chemical Weapons|Kent Sepkowitz|August 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A dreadful disease, possibly muscular dystrophy, had shriveled his legs.
As the upstate economy has shriveled, the state government has come to rely heavily on the financial sector as a revenue source.
The flavor was exceedingly fine, but it had not been allowed to come to maturity, hence it was thin and shriveled.
Presently a little old woman approaches, shriveled and smiling, in her faded furbelows now in rags.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
The Church, the nobles, and the gentry then turned one grand, all-disapproving frown upon them and shriveled them into sheep!A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The little being lay at the feet of its mother, almost shapeless, and already blackened and shriveled by the fiery sun.
Could I stay the touch of that shriveled hand, I would keep the bald-head from No-man's-land.The Book of Humorous Verse|Various