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Definition of "shriveled" [shriveled]

  • Wrinkled because the volume has reduced while the surface area of the outer layer has remained constant. (adjective)
  • Collapsed in size. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of shrivel. (verb)

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Use "shriveled" in a sentence
  • "His hair was wild and brown, his skin shriveled from untold hours in the sun."
  • "But first I noticed that grandpa always kind of shriveled when Uncle"
  • "The bully kind of shriveled up when an ex-NFL football player bought the bar across from his."