Shrivel – meaning of the word and examples

To draw into wrinkles especially with a loss of moisture. (Merriam – Webster)

To become reduced to inanition, helplessness, or inefficiency. (Merriam – Webster)

To contract and wrinkle, as from great heat, cold, or dryness. (

To wither; make or become helpless or useless. (

To become dry, smaller, and covered with lines as if by crushing or folding, or to make something so this. (Cambridge Dictionary)


Colwords. Shrivel.

What Makes Flowers and Leaves Shrivel?


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