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 for wizened
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wizened \Wiz"ened\, a.
     Dried; shriveled; withered; shrunken; weazen; as, a wizened
     old man.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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 :

  113 Moby Thesaurus words for "wizened":
     Lilliputian, Sanforized, Tom Thumb, adust, anile, atrophied,
     attenuated, baked, brittle, burnt, cadaverous, consumed, corky,
     corpselike, crabbed, debilitated, decrepit, dehydrated, desiccated,
     doddered, doddering, doddery, dried, dried-up, dumpy, dwarf,
     dwarfed, dwarfish, elfin, emacerated, emaciate, emaciated,
     evaporated, exsiccated, feeble, fossilized, gerontal, gerontic,
     haggard, hollow-eyed, incipient, infirm, jejune, marantic,
     marasmic, meager, midget, mossbacked, moth-eaten, mummified,
     mummylike, nanoid, palsied, papery, papery-skinned, parched,
     parchmenty, peaked, peaky, pinched, poor, preshrunk, puny, pygmy,
     ravaged with age, rickety, rudimental, rudimentary, run to seed,
     runty, rusty, scorched, scraggy, scrubby, sear, seared, senile,
     sere, shaky, shriveled, shriveled up, shrunk, shrunken, skeletal,
     squat, starved, starveling, stricken in years, stunted, sun-dried,
     sunbaked, tabetic, tabid, thin, timeworn, tottering, tottery,
     underfed, undernourished, undersize, undersized, wasted,
     wasted away, weak, weazened, weazeny, wilted, wind-dried, withered,
     wizen, wizen-faced, wraithlike, wrinkled

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