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4 dicționare găsite pentru shrunk
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shrink \Shrink\, v. i. [imp. Shrankor Shrunkp. p. Shrunk
     or Shrunken, but the latter is now seldom used except as a
     participial adjective; p. pr. & vb. n. Shrinking.] [OE.
     shrinken, schrinken, AS. scrincan; akin to OD. schrincken,
     and probably to Sw. skrynka a wrinkle, skrynkla to wrinkle,
     to rumple, and E. shrimp, n. & v., scrimp. CF. Shrimp.]
     1. To wrinkle, bend, or curl; to shrivel; hence, to contract
        into a less extent or compass; to gather together; to
        become compacted.
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              And on a broken reed he still did stay
              His feeble steps, which shrunk when hard thereon he
              lay.                                  --Spenser.
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              I have not found that water, by mixture of ashes,
              will shrink or draw into less room.   --Bacon.
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              Against this fire do I shrink up.     --Shak.
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              And shrink like parchment in consuming fire.
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              All the boards did shrink.            --Coleridge.
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     2. To withdraw or retire, as from danger; to decline action
        from fear; to recoil, as in fear, horror, or distress.
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              What happier natures shrink at with affright,
              The hard inhabitant contends is right. --Pope.
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              They assisted us against the Thebans when you shrank
              from the task.                        --Jowett
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     3. To express fear, horror, or pain by contracting the body,
        or part of it; to shudder; to quake. [R.] --Shak.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

       n : a physician who specializes in psychiatry [syn: psychiatrist,
       v 1: wither, especially with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried
            and shriveled" [syn: shrivel, shrivel up, wither]
       2: draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they
          showed the slaughtering of the calf" [syn: flinch, squinch,
           funk, cringe, wince, recoil, quail]
       3: reduce in size; reduce physically; "Hot water will shrink
          the sweater"; "Can you shrink this image?" [syn: reduce]
       4: become smaller or draw together; "The fabric shrank"; "The
          balloon shrank" [syn: contract] [ant: expand, stretch]
       5: decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank";
          "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
          [syn: shrivel]
       [also: shrunken, shrunk, shrank]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

       adj : reduced in size by being drawn together; "the shrunken dress
             was entirely too tight to wear" [syn: shrunken]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

       See shrink

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