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adjective as in shy

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My shrink says we don’t get what we want, we get what we think we deserve.

Grocery bags and shrink wrap are too flimsy, prone to getting tangled up with other materials on a conveyor belt.

The FAST services are unlikely to see their ad revenue shrink this year, but their ad revenue growth may slow and their share of streaming ad dollars may narrow as more of the new money moving into streaming goes to the likes of Hulu and HBO Max.

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Not surprising, now that we paid more attention to it, we’re reducing our shrink pretty much in all those areas.

Reducing shrink is of course one way to drive down costs, and driving down costs is a basic tenet of the Amazon business model.

For days, the ruble has been falling and salaries shrinking; shoppers have rushed to snap up TV sets and washing machines.

Mr. Wynd said the shrinking process includes filling the head with hot sand and boiling it with herbs.

For the first time in American history, rural areas are shrinking.

The already-tiny group of volunteers and health-care workers in West Africa is shrinking.

Shrinking ad revenue in the digital era has caused outlets to scale back on everything.

We were shown how the bowl or vase was burned, shrinking to nearly half its size in the process.

Ida sat down gasping, when her companion stopped, and gazed with an instinctive shrinking into the gulf below.

What had it all come to—the long pain, the persistent shrinking from this man, whom God alone might judge?

She hangs back, shrinking, for a moment, when ordered into the coach with the dead body of her partner in guilt.

The old miser's face changed suddenly from rage and malevolence to a leering softness more hateful still to her shrinking eyes.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shrinking, such as: declining, retiring, timid, bashful, coy, and diffident.

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