intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- ( also shrivel (up))[leaf/plant] marchitarse, secarse*; [fruit/vegetables] resecarse* y arrugarse*, perder* frescura; [skin] ajarse, arrugarse*, apergaminarse a shriveled old man un viejo arrugado y consumidoMore example sentences
- Like Bhikhu's right arm, this man's leg was shrivelled up.
- Jillian felt the covers being ripped off of her and she shriveled up due to the loss of warmth.
- Monday night the trend continued and I was cooked for again, after we had lounged about in the Turkish baths for a good long while, until we were so shrivelled up we looked like dead people.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
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