Examples of shrivel in a Sentence
plants shriveling in the heat
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Now, all of the leaves have shriveled up and turned brown.
Parkland historian Jeff Schwartz has watched the flower bouquets shrivel, the Stoneman Douglas posters become pulp, the loving, handwritten notes blister in the South Florida sun.
In the winter, crops may not shrivel on the branch or wither on the vine, but more moisture remains important.
Nick Saban made it after the sophomore quarterback completed 38 percent of his eight attempts and threw for only 21 yards as the offense shriveled in a first half during which Alabama was held scoreless.
What was once a robust market for new products—the seeding of a fresh fund with contributed assets from market-making brokerage firms—has shriveled.
While the industry has had college reps for decades -- Sony Music's program has been around for 50 years -- these units shriveled after record sales began to tank from their peak in 2000, and in some cases fell by the wayside completely.
Men and women had allowed their souls to shrivel up in sin.
That range shrivelled in the late 19th century and most of the 20th century, with habitat loss, degraded water quality and unregulated hunting and trapping blamed.
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Origin and Etymology of shrivel
First Known Use: 1565See Words from the same year
SHRIVEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shrivel for English Language Learners
: to become dry and wrinkled from heat, cold, or old age
: to cause (something) to become dry and wrinkled
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