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Main Entry: 1shrink
Pronunciation: primarystressshriengk
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): shrank /primarystressshraengk /; or shrunk /primarystressshrschwaengk/; shrunk or shrunk·en /primarystressshrschwaeng-kschwan/; shrink·ing
1 : to curl up or withdraw in or as if in fear or pain <shrink in horror>
2 : to make or become smaller <shrink cloth by washing> <meat shrinks in cooking>
- shrink·er noun

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