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  • adjective That will not shrink

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  • adjective incapable of being shrunk or diminished or reduced


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un- +‎ shrinkable


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  • I am so excited about the great unshrinkable tart shell…I made your maple cream tart for Thanksgiving last year and while it was truly delicious and I liked the vodka thing going on in the crust, the crust did shrink and I was nervous about it and ended up with this minuscule little crust!

    cranberry pecan frangipane tart | smitten kitchen 2008

  • I made this last night with the unshrinkable tart shell as well, also a test run for a Thanksgiving party.

    cranberry, caramel and almond tart | smitten kitchen 2007

  • Wool treated with chlorine loses its felting property, and hence becomes unshrinkable, a fact of which advantage is taken in preparing unshrinkable woollen fabrics.

    The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics Franklin Beech

  • We are to manifest the unshakeable and unshrinkable loyalty of a soldier at the post of duty.

    The Epistles of St. Peter 1817-1893 1910

  • I went and bought half a dozen unshrinkable vests for her sake.

    Misalliance George Bernard Shaw 1903

  • The sprouting and flowering of this form are stretched out on an unshrinkable duration, which is one with their essence.

    Evolution créatrice. English Henri Bergson 1900

  • He entered the shop, and by chance Mr. Povey was arranging unshrinkable flannels in the doorway.

    The Old Wives' Tale Arnold Bennett 1899

  • "State of Play," in short, seemed so British - and so unshrinkable a story, with characters of unusual depth and complexity - that a number of people involved in the film version weren't sure at first that boiling it down and moving it to the United States made much sense.

    Awards Daily 2009

  • The chasm between the champions and the team propping up the table was unshrinkable.

    The Guardian World News 2009

  • The chasm between the champions and the team propping up the table was unshrinkable.

    Football news, match reports and fixtures | 2009


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