shrivel


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to make or become no longer fresh or shapely because of loss of moisture

Synonyms for shrivel

decrease in size, range, or extent

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You probably have noticed this but once an azalea's leaves have started to shrivel and turn brown they will not return to a green colour.
The images accompanying this story illustrate chief distinguishable features of each shrivel form that can help growers separate healthy clusters from afflicted ones at harvest to maintain fruit quality.
Natural dehydration is another type of shrivel that may affect berries late in ripening but prior to commercial harvest.
If a tomato goes to market, people won't buy it if it has started to shrivel.
2 : to dry or shrivel with or as if with intense heat <Drought scorched the crops.
Yes, there's nothing like a cold spell to make your nuts shrivel.
While these men are busy going on snowboarding weekends with their mates, their other halves are trying not to panic as their eggs shrivel.
When leaves shrivel, snap off stems close to tubers.
Certainly, anything remotely "natural" will shrivel and die, and if her mutant characters are at all dependent on an organic host, then they too are doomed.
They will shrivel after blooming, making them easy to remove.
The team included former naval officer Richard Ruffin, then Executive-Director of Initiatives of Change in Washington; Joseph Montville, then Director of Preventive Diplomacy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies; and Donald Shrivel President Emeritus of Union Theological Seminary.
To this day, my eardrums shrivel at the thought of the racket made by the great dancer Louise Lecavalier, as she brandished a wand that broke a light beam, which, in turn, generated an electronic cacophony akin to a hundred chalk sticks drawn over a hundred blackboards.
he'd shrivel up into a curly blond-haired dust bunny and blow away on the Santa Ana winds.
The Ministry of Industry is throwing its support behind testing a successful initiative created in the Niagara region that helped shrivel that area's unemployment rate from among the highest in Canada to one of the lowest.
The latter densifier uses six open gas flames, at temperatures as high as 1100 F, to shrivel the shredded EPS foam as it passes underneath on a conveyor.