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Over time, the fruit will start to soften and shrivel, forming an elegantly craggy surface with deep grooves in the folded skin.
THE ART OF HOSHIGAKI AT HOMEJAMIE FELDMARJANUARY 7, 2021EATER
To see, say, frost-shriveled red rose hips near a clump of giant snowdrops in December bloom is wonderful, but the sight also seems to signify winter’s altered state.
Some females will take on multiple live-in boyfriends, with her body providing them nutrients as they shrivel into lazy sacks of sperm to fertilize her eggs.
As stores shuttered and revenue shriveled, it would have been easy for brands and media companies across the board to simply focus on keeping the doors open.
Delayed action will only allow more small businesses to shrivel and die, and our streets to therefore become less welcoming and safe.
The man on the floor would shrivel up and say, "Oh, please don't, Bill; I hain't ever goin' to tell."
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Or what is it wholly unsettlesThy sequence of shower and shine, And maketh thy pushings and petalsTo shrivel and pine?
They says his voice is like thunder, an' lightnin' shoots fr'm his eyes that wud shrivel th' likes iv ye an' me to a cinder.'
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
As soon as the fish are nearly ready for spawning, all their digestive parts shrivel up, so that they can't eat.
It looked as though the towns would shrivel up, because of the tremendously high wages demanded by the men who were needed there.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND

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