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wizened

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Definition thin and wrinkled — typically from age or illness
  • She was a wizened old woman with gray hair.
wizened = thin and wrinkled
  • I remember when she as a robust woman, but today she looks worn and wizened.
  • wizened = thin and wrinkled
  • A wizened old guard was up by the ticket barrier,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled
  • The wizened hand reached out to pat Miss Love's arm.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled — probably from age
  • He had a wizened black face like a small, aged monkey.
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled
  • From out of Maggie's doors came the Promethean Scholars, twelve wizened Mystics clutching ancient books against their chests.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled
  • In the mirrors, a wizened multiplication of boy-apes did likewise, posing a single rosebud of blue-yellow flame.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled
  • The wizened face looked in again.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled
  • ...grey and bent, like a wizened tree before the onset of a storm.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • wizened = thin and wrinkled
  • He wore a necklace of coal fragments, wizened hawthorn berries, rabbit bones, a tiny animal skull.
    David Almond  --  Kit's Wilderness
  • wizened = dried and wrinkled
  • She had dainty habits which matched her torn and filthy clothes in precisely the way her strong young cultivated voice matched her wizened face.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled
  • A wizened, fraillooking wizard, bald except for a few wisps of white hair, was reading a letter by candlelight.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled
  • Before we finish the man's chest Stephen presses a wizened rose hip there to make a heart.
    David Almond  --  Clay
  • wizened = dried and wrinkled
  • he would be a wizened, but hearty old man with a frizzled beard and warts on his face and hands,
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled (typically from age)
  • Last of all came a little hump-backed, wizened old man
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled (typically from age or illness)
  • The man looking for us was a bespectacled little fellow with a wrinkled, wizened face.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled
  • By the end of the tune, I have found the whistler, a wizened old man in a faded red shirt and overalls.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled
  • It was Tom, the wizened, toothless landlord.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • wizened = lean and wrinkled
  • Mrs. Jukniene was a wizened-up little woman, with a wrinkled face.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • wizened = thin and wrinkled
  • Two more nuns appeared, wizened and creaky.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise

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