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Engelsk tillægsord: shrivelled

1. shrivelled (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDried-up grass.
The desert was edged with sere vegetation.
Shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings.
Withered vines.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dried-up, sear, sere, shriveled, withered

Termer med lignende betydningdry

Overordnet emneområdebotany, flora, vegetation

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)wet

2. shrivelled lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe old woman's shriveled skin.
He looked shriveled and ill.
A shrunken old man.
A lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws.
He did well despite his withered arm.
A wizened little man with frizzy grey hair.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shriveled, shrunken, withered, wizen, wizened

Termer med lignende betydninglean, thin

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)fat

3. shrivelled reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOur shriveled receipts during the storm.
As the project wore on she found her enthusiasm shriveled.
The dollar's shrunken buying power.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shriveled, shrunken

Termer med lignende betydningdecreased, reduced

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)increased

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