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Spell check of shrivel

Correct spelling: shrivel

Synonyms:
cut back, die, halve, shrivel up, thin, disappear, contract, bud, cringe, bear, wither, decrease, evaporate, top-slice, dry up, wince, recoil, die back, compact, fade away, dissolve, shrink, choke, cease, finish, dry, trim down, mummify, fade, squinch, stop, bloom, lower, constrict, blossom, wizen, erode, quail, minimize, sear, dwarf, climb, come out, scale back, funk, condense, vanish, go away, come up, let down, reduce, flinch.

Examples of usage:

1) He eagerly spoke: he wanted to entangle her in talk before her conventional shrinking from chance acquaintanceship should shrivel her interest past hope. - "The Literary Sense", E. Nesbit.

2) They do not easily decay, but shrivel up in dry weather, and revive in wet weather, or when placed in water. - "Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.", George Francis Atkinson.

3) By this time we were that terrified none of us could speak, but I whispered 'No. ' Then he rolled up a piece of paper and held it in the flame, and we saw it burn and glow and shrivel up and fall in black dust. - "Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush", Ian Maclaren.

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