shrivel

US [ˈʃrɪv(ə)l]
UK ['ʃrɪv(ə)l]
  • v.皱缩
  • Web枯萎;萎缩;束手无策
Past Tense:shrivelled  Past Tense:shriveled  Present Participle:shrivelling  Present Participle:shriveling  Simple Present:shrivels  
shrivel
v.
1.
(使)枯萎,干枯,皱缩to become or make sth dry and wrinkled as a result of heat, cold or being old
The leaves on the plant had shrivelled up from lack of water.
因为缺水,植物的叶子已经枯萎了。
The hot weather had shrivelled the grapes in every vineyard.
天气炎热,各家葡萄园的葡萄都蔫了。

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