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adjective as in parched

adjective as in sere

adjective as in shrunken

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Example Sentences

They became so brown and shriveled that they looked like walking beef jerky with New York accents.

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.

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 Church, the nobles, and the gentry then turned one grand, all-disapproving frown upon them and shriveled them into sheep!

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.


On this page you'll find 529 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shriveled, such as: arid, bare, barren, dehydrated, dusty, and parched.

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