shrivelled


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Synonyms for shrivelled

Synonyms for shrivelled

(used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture

lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness

reduced in efficacy or vitality or intensity

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On the third day he asked Zweete how it was that his left hand was white and shrivelled, and who were Umslopogaas and Nada, of whom he had let fall some words.
This was a strange exhortation, undoubtedly, to be addressed to a mere thing of sticks, straw, and old clothes, with nothing better than a shrivelled pumpkin for a head,--as we know to have been the scarecrow's case.
The shrivelled, yellow face, which heretofore had been no face at all, had already a thin, fantastic haze, as it were of human likeness, shifting to and fro across it; sometimes vanishing entirely, but growing more perceptible than ever with the next whiff from the pipe.
Snatching the pipe from his mouth, he flung it with all his might against the chimney, and at the same instant sank upon the floor, a medley of straw and tattered garments, with some sticks protruding from the heap, and a shrivelled pumpkin in the midst.
In the grass, where Joan had been attacked, they found the little shrivelled man, still chattering and grimacing, whom Joan had ridden down.
Her plump little white legs terminating in white socks and neat shoes with shining buckles, offered a strange contrast to the long shrivelled members of her companion.
Summary: Chicago: Even after the worst drought in a half century shrivelled crops from Ohio to .
I don't think it is a bulldog spirit at all, I think it is a kind of slightly shrivelled, cowering view of the world" - Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister, has no time for Euroscepticism.
If lilies for potting are shrivelled, revive in trays of moist peat.
MEASURE FOR MEASURE ALONG back street alleyway He shuffles from memory to memory, In a tight silence He raises can of decay To shrivelled lips, Remembers again and spits At tormenting skeletons.
Another Japanese tech giant, Sony, last week said its profit had shrivelled by 95 per cent to $115.
Some branches have died, and I noticed during the summer that some of the leaves were sticky, brown and shrivelled.
Gerry sniped: "It's better than your shrivelled up penis.
SHRIVELLED to the size of a chihuahua, caged like an animal and with a weary, haunted, defeated look - who can this be?
Our greed in wanting cheaper and cheaper prices and manufacturers' greed in wanting to make money even out of cloven hoof and shrivelled gizzard?