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Definition of "shriveling" []

  • Present participle of shrivel. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shriveling" in a sentence
  • "Envy clouds though, clobbers generosity, precludes any hope of sincerity, and ends in shriveling the heart -- reasons enough to fight free of it with all one's mental strength."
  • "Want of attention to this particular is very apt to produce a disease in the vines, which ends in what is called shanking, that is, a shriveling of the short stems of the grapes after they have set."
  • "KALB: I mean, when you think of Gore kind of shriveling up, as it were, in contrast to the ebullient Gore that you see privately, is it because politics has a way of paralyzing personality, real personality?"