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Adjective
Lacking in courage or confidence
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Basely or weakly fearful
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Uncomfortable or embarrassed
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Becoming smaller or fewer in size, amount, intensity, or degree
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Of or relating to compression
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Soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence
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Shriveling
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A sudden movement or gesture of shrinking away
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The process of becoming smaller
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Structural or physical deterioration
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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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In a period of decrease or decline
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Present participle for become or make smaller in size or amount
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“Of course he also brought a determination to rebuild the U.S. Military, to cut taxes, to shrink the size of government and he went right to work to do all these things.”
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Present participle for move back or away, especially because of fear or disgust
“However, from the house to Oban on the mainland is a two-hour journey, which for some will be a major asset, although others may shrink in fear at the thought.”
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Present participle for to become less in length or size
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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 retreat or flee from a (hostile) place or situation
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Present participle for make narrower, especially by encircling pressure
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Present participle for to lower the body quickly
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Present participle for dehydrate, dry up
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Present participle for to have an adverse effect on
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Present participle for to confine or keep within certain limits
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Present participle for cause to seem small or insignificant in comparison
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