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shrivel up

Definitions of shrivel up
  1. verb
    wither, as with a loss of moisture
    synonyms: shrink, shrivel, wither
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    atrophy
    undergo atrophy
    blast
    shrivel or wither or mature imperfectly
    die back, die down
    suffer from a disease that kills shoots
    dry up, mummify
    dry up and shrivel due to complete loss of moisture
    type of:
    decrease, diminish, fall, lessen
    decrease in size, extent, or range
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