English definition of “shrivel”
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shrivel verb [I]
/ˈʃrɪvəl/ ( present participle mainly UK shrivelling, past tense and past participle shrivelled, present participle US shriveling, past tense and past participle shriveled)
› If something shrivels, it becomes smaller, dryer, and covered in lines, often because it is old.Becoming and making less strongBecoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong shrivelled adjective › There were a few shrivelled apples at the bottom of the bowl.