Definition of Shriveling

1. Verb. (present participle of ''shrivel'') ¹



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Definition of Shriveling

1. shrivel [v] - See also: shrivel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shriveling

shrinkwraps
shrinky
shris
shritch
shritched
shritches
shrivalties
shrivalty
shrive
shrived
shrivel
shrivel up
shriveled
shriveler
shrivelers
shriveling (current term)
shrivelled
shriveller
shrivellers
shrivelling
shrivels
shriven
shriver
shrivers
shrives
shriving
shrivings
shroff
shroffage
shroffed

Literary usage of Shriveling

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1. Joan of Arc: The English Mail Coach by Thomas De Quincey (1893)
"... abysses ! vision that didst start back, that didst reel away, like a. shriveling scroll from before the wrath of fire racing on the wings of the wind ! ..."

2. Bacteria in Relation to Plant Diseases by Erwin Frink Smith (1911)
"The basal leaf had shriveled nearly to the stem and the blade of the next up was yellow and shriveling. The stem and the foliage were light green. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Much shriveling of fruits in cold storage has been due largely to excessive evaporation on account of the free transpiration activities of the fruits. ..."

4. Phytopathology by American Phytopathological Society (1917)
"These have been Diplodia stem-end rot, and the quick shriveling and drying of the fruits. The lemons are so thin-skinned that the rind dries out and becomes ..."

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