Usage examples for shrinks

  1. And the public must judge for themselves as to the character of a so- called " certain science," which thus shrinks from rigid examination, and dares not defend itself when publicly attacked: also of the character of its teachers, who can be content to remain dumb under such circumstances." – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  2. Evaporation of water from the egg further shrinks the contents and increases the size of the air cell. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  3. That stillness of spirit is very sensitive and shrinks away at the presence of an evil thing. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren