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Verb: shrivel (shrivelled,shrivelling, or [US] shriveled,shriveling)  shri-vul
  1. Become dry, thin and weak or dead due to loss of water
    - shrivel up, shrink, wither
  2. Decrease in size, range, or extent
    "His earnings shrank"

Derived forms: shrivels, shrivelling, shrivelled, shriveling

Type of: decrease, diminish, fall, lessen

Encyclopedia: Shrivel