Shrivel sentence examples

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  • Carmen wanted to shrivel out of sight.

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  • The leaves shrivel, the plant ceases to grow, and the grapes that are formed also shrivel and die.

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  • scrob; the root, which is also seen in "shrimp" and "shrivel," means to contract.

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  • Apart from the fact that reckoning from the birth of Christ was by no means universal, and consequently the mass of men were ignorant that there was such a thing as the year 1000, one wonders how that most enduring type of architecture, the Romanesque, reached its maturity among men who thought that the earth itself was so soon to "shrivel like a parched scroll."

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  • The grapes are allowed to remain on the vines some three to four weeks longer than is the case in the Medoc, and the result is that they shrivel up and become over-ripe, and so contain relatively little water and a very large quantity of sugar.

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  • The berries do not shrivel up as those do that are affected by the black rot.

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  • In some bamboos they are very numerous from the lower nodes of the erect culms, and pass downwards to the soil, whilst those from the upper nodes shrivel up and form circles of spiny fibres.

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  • It is readily increased either by cuttings or layers, or by seeds sown as soon as the berries shrivel on the stems.

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  • A little ventilation is necessary to keep them from getting mouldy; but a hot, dry atmosphere must also be avoided, as the tubers might shrivel in it.

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  • Dry environments cause the eggs and larvae to shrivel and die, but higher humidity levels actually speed up development, boosting the population in your home.

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  • Why do we grow into a beautiful person then shrivel away?

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  • There is no need to remove them, they just shrivel during cooking.

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  • However, if the temperature exceeds a certain threshold, the plants shrivel and die.

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  • This over time will shrivel up and drop off leaving a healthy stump otherwise known as the naval.

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  • In like manner magic still exists in the civilized world as a survival from the savage and barbaric times to which it originally belongs, and in which is found the natural source and proper home of utterly savage practices still carried on by ignorant peasants in Great Britain, such as taking omens from the cries of animals, or bewitching an enemy by sticking full of pins and hanging up to shrivel in the smoke an image or other object, that similar destruction may fall on the hated person represented by the symbol (Tylor, Primitive Culture, ch.

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  • The latter for a time retains its plumpness, but on the appearance of little black pustules, which first occur on the part primarily affected, the grape begins to shrivel.

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  • If some of the spots are particularly bothersome, they can be made to shrivel up by using a laser or pinpoint cautery.

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  • shrivel when democratic traditions are inconvenient to wider plans.

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  • Democracy matters but we can see how it can be allowed to shrivel when democratic traditions are inconvenient to wider plans.

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  • Tips of emerging leaves appear brown and scorched, and often shrivel and rot.

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  • In winter, when the plants are at rest, little water will be necessary; but in the case of those plants which have no fleshy pseudobulbs to fall back upon for sustenance, they must not be suffered to become so dry as to cause the leaves to shrivel.

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