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English verb: shrivel up

1. shrivel up (change) wither, as with a loss of moisture


SamplesThe fruit dried and shriveled.


Synonymsshrink, shrivel, wither


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)decrease, diminish, fall, lessen


Narrower (hyponym)atrophy, blast, die back, die down, dry up, mummify









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