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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of becoming less; Process or result of becoming less or smaller.

Usage examples (36)
  • The number of skeptics, far from shrinking, is swelling.
  • With flowers all shrinking from the flame's fierce breath!
  • We've stabilized the economy; an economy that's was shrinking is now growing.
  • People are too ready to forget the child’s physical shrinking from the adult. for more
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