shrink in Inglese
v. contract, become smaller, shrivel; flinch, recoil; decrease, diminish; make smaller, cause to shrink
Frasi Di Esempio
The panels shrunk, the windows cracked; fragments of plaster fell out of the ceiling, and the naked slats showed themselves;
She waited a few minutes to see if she was going to shrink any further. It certainly made her feel a little anxious.
She shrank from him.
So she swallowed one of the cakes, and found to her delight that she immediately began shrinking.
The sweatshirt shrunk in the washing machine.
Still, she waited a few minutes to see if she would shrink any more. She was somewhat anxious.
Bald, old and horribly skinny was the third horseman bouncing up and down on the rawboned back of his black steed. His shrunken legs clanked against the thin flanks of the lean beast.
May thy wrath not be turned against us, and may thy smile shine upon us once more!" Her husband, shrunken in his seat, was also looking over the funereal fields.
Paris had become a shrunken place for them nowadays because Marguerite refused to go to a single place where there was a possibility of their being surprised.
She stopped before the table, timid and shrinking as though she felt a presentiment of danger, but making an effort to smile. Blumhardt meanwhile chatted with her, and patted her cheeks with his great fighter paws;
1. shrivel: decrease, reduce, diminish, constrict, dwindle, lessen, wither
2. cringe: recoil, withdraw, shudder, wince, flinch, demur, retreat