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shrinking

adjective

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shrinking

noun

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shrinking

verb
present participle of shrink

Synonyms & Antonyms of shrinking (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to become smaller in size or volume through the drawing together of particles of matter
  • the sweater will shrink a little when washed

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2 to draw back in fear, pain, or disgust
  • shrinking back from the approaching flames

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“Shrinking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shrinking. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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