- archaic variant of wizened
- ‘He is an old man, worn and wizen - blind and wasting away.’
- ‘Seats all cascaded in a waterfall towards the pit at the bottom where a single wizen man stood with a rod, prodding at one of the black slates mounted on the vast black wall of the room.’
- ‘Buxom for her age, like so many pubescent children she seemed to have siphoned off vital bulk from her parents and left them to dwindle, wizen.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.