Usage examples for Shrank

  1. Hobart explained that this cousin had remained in the army from choice, and that his father, old and feeble, naturally shrank from a journey to which he was scarcely equal. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  2. It's the getting more than elderly; it's the getting old; and then-" They shrank a little closer together, and walked on in silence till he said, " Perhaps there's something else, something better- somewhere." – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  3. The gambler, white but still keeping his nerve, shrank back a trifle, but held his seat. – Jimmy Kirkland and the Plot for a Pennant by Hugh S. Fullerton