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5 definitions found
 for Wizen
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wizen \Wiz"en\, v. i. [OE. wisenen, AS. wisnian akin to weornian
     to decay, OHG. wesan?n to grow dry, G. verwesen to rot, Icel.
     visna to wither, Sw. vissna, Dan. visne, and probably to L.
     virus an offensive odor, poison. Cf. Virus.]
     To wither; to dry. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wizen \Wiz"en\, a.
     Wizened; thin; weazen; withered.
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           A little lonely, wizen, strangely clad boy. --Dickens.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wizen \Wiz"en\, n.
     The weasand. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  wizen
      adj 1: lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness;
             "the old woman's shriveled skin"; "he looked shriveled
             and ill"; "a shrunken old man"; "a lanky scarecrow of a
             man with withered face and lantern jaws"-W.F.Starkie; "he
             did well despite his withered arm"; "a wizened little man
             with frizzy grey hair" [syn: shriveled, shrivelled,
             shrunken, withered, wizen, wizened]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  74 Moby Thesaurus words for "wizen":
     Sanforize, age, air-dry, anhydrate, attenuate, bake, blot, brush,
     burn, cheat the undertaker, consume, cure, decline, decrease,
     dehumidify, dehydrate, desiccate, diminish, dodder, drain, droop,
     dry, dry up, dwindle, emacerate, emaciate, evaporate, exsiccate,
     fade, fade away, fail, fire, flag, get along, get on, grow old,
     insolate, kiln, languish, macerate, mummify, mummy, parch, pine,
     preshrink, reduce, rub, scorch, sear, shake, shrink, shrivel, sink,
     smoke, soak up, sponge, sun, sun-dry, swab, thin, torrefy, totter,
     towel, turn gray, turn white, wane, waste, waste away, weazen,
     welter, wilt, wipe, wither, wrinkle
  
  

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