shrivels US shriveled or British shrivelled US shriveling or British shrivelling
1 [no object] : to become dry and wrinkled from heat, cold, or old age
plants shriveling in the heat
— often + up
The leaves shriveled up in the hot sun.
2 [+ object] : to cause (something) to become dry and wrinkled — often + up
The heat shriveled up the plant's leaves.
— shriveled adjective
She was small and shriveled with age.
a shriveled grape