English to Xhosa Meaning :: shrink

Shrink :
nciphisa
- nciphisapreshrinkshrinkablefinyelangokomfuziselo wokunciphisa
 

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Noun(1) a physician who specializes in psychiatry
Verb(1) wither, as with a loss of moisture(2) draw back, as with fear or pain(3) reduce in size; reduce physically(4) become smaller or draw together(5) decrease in size, range, or extent

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(1) Some fabrics shrink or change shape when washed.(2) She squeezed his arms with what little energy remained in her frail body and went through all the mental exercises her shrink had suggested she put into practice when such episodes came about.(3) Technically, silk does not shrink like other fibers.(4) you should see a shrink(5) The other man is a shrink at a local psychiatric hospital.(6) Claire wanted to shrink back in fear, she never saw anyone look so upset.(7) Keep in mind the material might shrink slightly.(8) I found a shrink in the hospital who specialized in treating survivors of prostitution and pornography.(9) Then the shrink starts on about how at first they thought psychology was important but now things are changing.(10) Lela felt her face pale and her pupils shrink in fear, and she slowly put her project aside.(11) I don't shrink from my responsibilities(12) Will the market for printed Japanese materials shrink ?(13) While other big cities see their populations shrink , foreigners are moving in to the capital and boosting the population and it is changing the social and economic landscape.(14) I encouraged people not to shrink in fear and self-protection, but be unusually visionary and ethical.(15) So the central problem is that we will shrink the workforce at the same time that we increase the number of people out of the workforce.(16) Of course he also brought a determination to rebuild the U.S. Military, to cut taxes, to shrink the size of government and he went right to work to do all these things.
Related Words
(1) to shrink ::
ukuba nciphisa
Synonyms
Noun
Verb
2. get smaller ::
ukuba mncane
3. draw back ::
wanqwanqwa
4. recoil from ::
bahlehla ukusuka
5. shrivel ::
ziyabuna
6. reduce ::
ukunciphisa
7. quail ::
izagwityi
8. contract ::
isivumelwano
Antonyms
1. balloon ::
ibhaloni
2. expand ::
ukwandisa
3. swell ::
aphakama
Different Forms
preshrink, preshrinking, preshrinks, shrink, shrinkable, shrinkage, shrinking, shrinks
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