Shrivels sentence example

shrivels
  • The wood affected shrivels up and becomes reduced after a time to a fine brown powder.
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  • As sea-nymphs, they represent the treacherous calm of ocean, which conceals destruction beneath its smiling surface; or they signify the enervating influence of the hot wind (compare the name Sirius), which shrivels up the fresh young life of vegetation.
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  • Prosperity requires civil liberties, prosperity thrives under lower taxes, and prosperity shrivels as wars disrupt the free flow of labor and capital.
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  • When they 're young and tender they 're vulnerable to slugs and snails which rasp away at the stem until the whole plant shrivels.
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  • After flowering it shrivels up and becomes a withered twisted mass, like so many bits of string.
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