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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To become smaller or less; to slowly diminish.

Usage examples (39)
  • Christina became concerned when the profits from her book sales began to dwindle.
  • And we've been having our retirement savings put up and we've been using that, but it's begun to kind of dwindle away.
  • I watched the hippies become commodified and turned into hip capitalists — and the punks, you just watched them kind of dwindle away.
  • You will dwindle and diminish under their scrutiny. for more
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