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That things like miniaturization and decreasing costs have democratized the ability of individuals or rogue nations to create harm on powerful countries.

Actual cases of Ebola in Liberia, according the World Health Organization, are decreasing.

The glaciers are melting because snowfall is decreasing and temperatures are rising—bad news for wolverines.

A friendship-starting, pain-decreasing, Kremlin-bothering pass for dropping F-bombs?

In an effort to save taxpayer dollars, states have been decreasing the number of beds in their psychiatric hospitals for decades.

State funding for public colleges and universities has plummeted, decreasing by 40 percent across the country since 1980.

White wool—Knit a row, decreasing it by taking the first two stitches together, and the last two.

Although fishermen outnumber foresters at the present time, the number of fishermen has been decreasing.

Only Jean knew, or ever knew, just how much of Henri's steadily decreasing funds went to that buying.

In less than a quarter of an hour, her masts and sails formed only a white obelisk, gradually decreasing against the horizon.

Thus, the ratio is augmenting in Illinois, and decreasing in Missouri.

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On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to decreasing, such as: collapsing, descending, lowering, plunging, sliding, and tumbling.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.