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wizened

adjective uk   us   /ˈwɪz.ənd/
having dry skin with lines in it, especially because of old age: He was a wizened old man with yellow skin and deep wrinkles.
Translations of “wizened”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指因為年老而)皮膚乾癟的,有皺紋的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指因为年老而)皮肤干瘪的,有皱纹的…
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