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shrinks

verb , present tense third-person singular of shrink

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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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