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synonyms for shrivelled

  • dwindle
  • shrink
  • wilt
  • wither
  • burn
  • contract
  • desiccate
  • fossilize
  • mummify
  • parch
  • scorch
  • sear
  • stale
  • welter
  • wrinkle
  • mummy
  • wizen

antonyms for shrivelled

MOST RELEVANT
  • bloom
  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • grow
  • freeze
  • moisten
  • wet
  • unwrinkle
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How to use shrivelled in a sentence

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 THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
His skin was shrivelled like that of a preserved fig, and he wore big horn-rimmed spectacles.
DOPESAX ROHMER
A little cringing shrivelled old man stood up in astonishment.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
The little shrivelled don who had been omniscient about guns joined in the baiting, and displayed himself a venomous creature.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
That magnificent proposition shrivelled to nothing in the black loneliness of that night.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Several shrivelled red pods fell out as Ann obeyed, and so much loose pepper that they both began sneezing violently.
MILDRED'S INHERITANCEANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
Immediately a shrivelled hand shoots out and a long melancholy cry which curdles our blood comes from the heap.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
The men are generally dried-parchment, shrivelled-up-looking little monstrosities.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
The kernels have a grey, shrivelled husk: they are white, and contain much oil.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
She walked along through that flat, almost unpeopled, half desert country and it seemed that the whole world had shrivelled up.
FIDELITYSUSAN GLASPELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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