|(used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture.|
The desert was edged with sere vegetation.
Shriveled leaves on the unwatered seedlings.
|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.
He did well despite his withered arm.
A wizened little man with frizzy grey hair.