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Adjective
Modest or shy because of a lack of self-confidence
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Shaking or quivering as a result of cowardice
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Slow to reveal emotion or opinions
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Decreasing in amount
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Of or relating to compression
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Shriveling
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A sudden movement or gesture of shrinking away
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The act or state of narrowing in size or space
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A deterioration or worsening in condition, structure or quality
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The amount or degree by which something is reduced
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The process of becoming smaller in size
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An act of abbreviating something written
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Protest, objection, disapproving pleading, or an act thereof
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The state of being deficient in something
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Verb
In a period of decrease or decline
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Present participle for to make or become physically smaller in size
“I look for any sign that Tasha's girdle size will shrink in half before sunup.”
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Present participle for to (gradually) decrease or reduce in level, amount or degree
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“Commenters noted that if merchants leave, tax revenues would shrink, property values would go down, and the quality of municipal services and education would suffer.”
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Present participle for to decline or deteriorate in state or health
“She could go without exercise for several weeks and her muscles would shrink.”
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Present participle for to move back or away from, especially because of fear or disgust
“They shrink in fear at the sight of the giant stone demon, Chernabog.”
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Present participle for to shy away from, or have misgivings about
“This was not done with a design to shrink from a direct answer.”
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Present participle for to reduce in extent or quantity
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Present participle for to retreat or flee from a (hostile) place or situation
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Present participle for to lower the body quickly
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Present participle for to contract, or cause to contract, by removing air from
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Present participle for to cause to become dry or devoid of moisture
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