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shrivel

Shrivel vs Constrict - What's the difference?

shrivel | constrict |


As verbs the difference between shrivel and constrict

is that shrivel is to collapse inward; to crumble while constrict is to narrow, especially by applying pressure.

Shrivel - What does it mean?

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Shrivel vs Dwindle - What's the difference?

shrivel | dwindle |


In intransitive terms the difference between shrivel and dwindle

is that shrivel is to become wrinkled while dwindle is to decrease, shrink, diminish, reduce in size.

Shrivel vs Shrimp - What's the difference?

shrivel | shrimp |


As a verb shrivel

is to collapse inward; to crumble.

As a noun shrimp is

(soccer) a player, supporter or other person connected with.

Browse vs Shrivel - What's the difference?

browse | shrivel |


In lang=en terms the difference between browse and shrivel

is that browse is to feed on, as pasture; to pasture on; to graze while shrivel is to draw into wrinkles.

As verbs the difference between browse and shrivel

is that browse is to scan, to casually look through in order to find items of interest, especially without knowledge of what to look for beforehand while shrivel is to collapse inward; to crumble.

As a noun browse

is young shoots and twigs.

Wizen vs Shrivel - What's the difference?

wizen | shrivel |


As verbs the difference between wizen and shrivel

is that wizen is to wither; to become lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness while shrivel is to collapse inward; to crumble.

As an adjective wizen

is wizened; withered; lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness.

Sere vs Shrivel - What's the difference?

sere | shrivel |


As a noun sere

is .

As a verb shrivel is

to collapse inward; to crumble.

Droop vs Shrivel - What's the difference?

droop | shrivel |


As verbs the difference between droop and shrivel

is that droop is (lb) to sink or hang downward; to sag while shrivel is to collapse inward; to crumble.

As a noun droop

is something which is limp or sagging;.

Blast vs Shrivel - What's the difference?

blast | shrivel | Related terms |


In transitive terms the difference between blast and shrivel

is that blast is to blight or wither while shrivel is to draw into wrinkles.

In intransitive terms the difference between blast and shrivel

is that blast is to make a loud noise while shrivel is to become wrinkled.

As a noun blast

is (violent gust of wind)A violent gust of wind.

As an interjection blast

is blast it; damn it.

Shrivel vs Thwart - What's the difference?

shrivel | thwart | Related terms |

Shrivel is a related term of thwart.


In lang=en terms the difference between shrivel and thwart

is that shrivel is to draw into wrinkles while thwart is to prevent; to halt; to cause to fail; to foil; to frustrate.

As verbs the difference between shrivel and thwart

is that shrivel is to collapse inward; to crumble while thwart is to prevent; to halt; to cause to fail; to foil; to frustrate.

As a noun thwart is

(nautical) a brace, perpendicular to the keel, that helps maintain the beam (breadth) of a marine vessel against external water pressure and that may serve to support the rail.

As an adjective thwart is

situated or placed across something else; transverse; oblique.

As an adverb thwart is

obliquely; transversely; athwart.

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