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His success later in the afternoon has staggered a nation and sent two families reeling from heartache that never diminishes.

His explanation only diminishes the irresistible excitement we feel while watching Tony Perkins peer at Janet Leigh in her shower.

Only the immediate threat of war diminishes during the journey from Damascus to Beirut.

That candor demystifies the sexual appeal and, in turn, diminishes the sexual pressures.

Mercifully, as we pass out of Manhattan and into Brooklyn, the crowd diminishes.

Heavy and continued rain diminishes the quantity of carbonic acid, by dissolving and carrying it down into the soil.

Saussure has also observed that the quantity of ash diminishes in certain plants when the seed has ripened.

When filled they are allowed to stand for some time, during which the smell diminishes and the contents become nearly dry.

But work does not give happiness; it merely diminishes the capacity and opportunities for unhappiness.

It diminishes downwardly in the water, and also toward the polar sides of the trade-wind districts.


On this page you'll find 87 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to diminishes, such as: decline, lower, slacken, ebb, wane, and dwindle.

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