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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shriv·el /ˈʃrɪvəl, ||ˈsrɪ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shriv·el v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shriveled or Shrivelled; p. pr. & vb. n. Shriveling or Shrivelling.]  To draw, or be drawn, into wrinkles; to shrink, and form corrugations; as, a leaf shriveles in the hot sun; the skin shrivels with age; -- often with up.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shriv·el v. t. To cause to shrivel or contract; to cause to shrink onto corruptions.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: wither, especially with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried
           and shriveled" [syn: shrivel up, shrink, wither]
      2: decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank";
         "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
         [syn: shrink]
      [also: shrivelling, shrivelled]