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shrivel

shriv·el

shrivel

 
 
pronunciation:
shrI vl
part of speech: verb
inflections: shriveled, shriveling, shrivels
definition: to cause to wrinkle or become smaller.
The hot sun shriveled the tulips in the garden.
synonyms:
wither
antonyms:
swell
similar words:
contract, parch, pucker, scorch, shrink, wrinkle