verb (used with or without object), shriv·eled, shriv·el·ing or (especially British) shriv·elled, shriv·el·ling.
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Example sentences from the Web for shrivel
But as European governments cut back on the price they were willing to pay for drugs, European pharmaceutical research shrivelled.
I would rather go to church with Dolly in homespun, than ride in a carriage beside that shrivelled piece of tanned leather.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
His skin was shrivelled like that of a preserved fig, and he wore big horn-rimmed spectacles.Dope|Sax Rohmer
A little cringing shrivelled old man stood up in astonishment.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
The little shrivelled don who had been omniscient about guns joined in the baiting, and displayed himself a venomous creature.
That magnificent proposition shrivelled to nothing in the black loneliness of that night.