wizen

[ US /ˈwaɪzən/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
    he looked shriveled and ill
    a shrunken old man
    a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws
    a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair
    the old woman's shriveled skin
    he did well despite his withered arm
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How To Use wizen In A Sentence

  • Simple: take your trainers off, wind your arm up, and get hoying your ‘shoe’ - the pleasing alternative to the game played by all those wizened, pipe-smoking Frenchmen.
  • I have seen an etheromaniac at forty-one a wizened, bent, decrepit, and tottering old man.
  • You can almost see him as a wizened woman, too arthritic to stand over a pot with a spoon, but quite capable of directing from a chair in the corner.
  • The mother of all women had to be a cat, a little, wizened, sad-faced, shrewd ring-tailed cat. CHAPTER X
  • The ancient waiting-woman bows her head in awe, and a flicker of unfamiliar happiness crosses the deeply wizened depths of her face.
  • And then there was that tiny form in her arms, its face wizened, troubled, frowning. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE
  • Girlfight surrounds her with familiar fight-movie elements: the decrepit gym, decorated with hortatory slogans; the wizened coach with his own agenda of disappointments.
  • His countenance was as bleak as the frozen northern wastelands, and he huddled within himself, a wizened husk hoarding unspoken power.
  • His unabashed Eurocentrism would gladden George Will's wizened heart, but he hasn't yet outed himself as a flaming Italophile. Boing Boing
  • All those terrible yellow toxins, wizening his knees, slackening his tendons, emaciating his calves. England's Andy Carroll is not the first with a thirst for success | Barney Ronay
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