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Definition of "shrivel up" [shrivel up]

  • Wither, as with a loss of moisture (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "shrivel up" in a sentence
  • "Your Gate'll shrivel up and become as dry as dust from the little use it gets!"
  • "An amazing percentage of life's little problems will shrivel up and blow away when one can wave a Dilithium Express card at them."
  • "As Jane Davis delivered this last bit of devastating testimony, her voice was paper thin and she seemed to shrivel up on the stand."