To dry or roast (corn, for example) by exposing to heat.
To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
To bring on; to incur; to acquire.
To preserve (meat or other foods, for example) by extracting the moisture.
(Figuratively) To postpone an action that would extinguish something, as a debt.
To become limp or flaccid; droop:
To dry up; wither or shrivel.
To make wrinkles in; to cause to have wrinkles.
To cause to grow; raise:
To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
To shrivel or dry up like a mummy.
To brand or cauterize with a hot iron
wither, as with a loss of moisture
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