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shrunk

verb
variants: or shrunken
past participle 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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“Shrunk.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shrunk. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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