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Synonyms for shrivel
ˈʃrɪv əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither(verb)

    wither, as with a loss of moisture

    "The fruit dried and shriveled"

    Synonyms:
    shrink, wince, fade, flinch, recoil, shrivel up, squinch, quail, contract, wither, reduce, funk, cringe

  2. shrink, shrivel(verb)

    decrease in size, range, or extent

    "His earnings shrank"; "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, wince, flinch, quail, shrivel up, squinch, shrink, contract, wither, reduce, funk, cringe

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shrivel

    Synonyms:
    contract, dry up, wither, wrinkle, corrugate, decrease

    Antonyms:
    expand, flatten, develop, unfold, spread, dilate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shrivel(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    parch, dry, dry up

  2. shrivel(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    shrink, contract, dwindle, wither, decrease

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