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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIMMING

Dawn was breaking through the windows and dimming the electric lights.

His eyes were dimming with tears, and his voice quavered uncertainly.

Then the light vanished, leaving a dimming glow where it had been.

Now, from his dimming intelligence the sense of time had slipped away.

Her arms were outstretched to the dimming form of Harry and the incandescence.

May watched them with a sudden brightening and dimming of the eyes.

Already their white crests were gleaming crimson in the dimming light.

His dimming eyes wandered to the bag of cartridges and the pistol at her belt.

But the glory of one light must ever be the dimming of another.

The Kabbala, too, had done its work, in dimming the eyes of men by its illusions.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, perhaps in Old English, from dim (adj.). Related: Dimmed; dimming.

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