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Synonyms of shrivel

Verb


1. shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither, decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

usage: wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"

2. shrink, shrivel, decrease, diminish, lessen, fall

usage: decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank"; "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"

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