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atrophying

See definition of atrophying on Dictionary.com
  • as inwane
  • as inwaste
  • as inwither
  • as indecay

synonyms for atrophying

  • abate
  • atrophy
  • decrease
  • die down
  • die out
  • dim
  • dwindle
  • ebb
  • fade
  • peter out
  • shrink
  • slacken
  • subside
  • taper off
  • weaken
  • wither
  • decline
  • drop
  • fail
  • fall
  • moderate
  • relent
  • sink
  • die away
  • draw to a close
  • ease off
  • fade away
  • fall short
  • let up
  • slack off
  • waste away
  • wind down

antonyms for atrophying

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  • brighten
  • develop
  • enhance
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • ascend
  • go up
  • reach
  • win
  • raise
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How to use atrophying in a sentence

Nevertheless, seen in the perspective of history, they are survivals, atrophying and disappearing.
APPEARANCESGOLDSWORTHY LOWES DICKINSON
Bereft of Juliet, thrown back upon himself, the best part of his nature was slowly atrophying from disuse.
AN UNKNOWN LOVERMRS. GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
Because I'd like to see if the atrophying of your brain has furnished any compensations.
THE GUARDED HEIGHTSWADSWORTH CAMP
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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