Sentence Examples


  • When exposed to the air these leaves easily part with their moisture, and become shrivelled and dry.
  • Mexican sarsaparilla has slender, shrivelled roots nearly devoid of rootlets.
  • The south-western shore is generally low, with sand hills covered with shrivelled pines and bur oaks.
  • The root bark is reddish-brown, thin and shrivelled, and there is an abundance of rootlets, which are technically known by the name of "beard."
  • In Scrophularia the fifth stamen appears in the form of a scale; and in many Pentstemons it is reduced to a filament with hairs or a shrivelled membrane at the apex.