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wizened
used in The Grapes of Wrath

8 uses
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Definition
thin and wrinkled — typically from age or illness
  • The wizened face looked in again.
    Chapter 26 (64% in)
wizened = lean and wrinkled
  • The tent flaps opened and a wizened woman came out—a face wrinkled as a dried leaf and eyes that seemed to flame in her face, black eyes that seemed to look out of a well of horror.
    Chapter 13 (46% in)
  • Her face was wizened and dull, deep gray pouches under blank eyes, and a mouth slack and loose.
    Chapter 20 (6% in)
  • A wizened little man with a wrinkled face slapped his knee.
    Chapter 26 (57% in)
  • " The wizened man said, "We struck.
    Chapter 26 (59% in)
  • " "Fi' cents?" the wizened man cried.
    Chapter 26 (59% in)
  • " "You're jus' jumpy," the wizened man said.
    Chapter 26 (64% in)
  • " The wizened man whispered, "Under the bridge span—out that way.
    Chapter 26 (65% in)

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