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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Gradually narrowed toward a point; Becoming gradually narrower.

Usage examples (38)
  • The Queen pulled back on the cross, leaving the Governess holding the thin tapered dagger that had been concealed inside.
  • As the days passed, Claire’s phone calls tapered off until they ceased altogether.
  • M. DURANT: I was having quite a few dreams initially, and they have kind of tapered off.
  • This is how we've seen it early in the day, and then it kind of tapered off a little bit. for more
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