"shrank" in the verb sense
1. shrivel, shrivel up, shrink, wither
wither, as with a loss of moisture
"The fruit dried and shriveled"
2. flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail
draw back, as with fear or pain
"she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"
3. shrink, reduce
reduce in size reduce physically
"Hot water will shrink the sweater"
"Can you shrink this image?"
4. shrink, contract
become smaller or draw together
"The fabric shrank"
"The balloon shrank"
5. shrink, shrivel
decrease in size, range, or extent
"His earnings shrank"
"My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
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