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adjective as in melted

adjective as in shrunken

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Team Foxcatcher had dwindled from a high of 30 wrestlers to just 4.

“We had a document about how much cocaine we needed to see as their supply dwindled down,” says producer Willis.

Since the turn of the century, the audience for mid-budget studio movies in general has dwindled.

The pro-Russian demonstrations swiftly dwindled in number, until none were being organized.

As the light condensed and dwindled I contemplated my ill planning.

Each day the garrison dwindled; each day the rebels received fresh accessions of strength.

The Insurgent Navy, consisting of four small steamers purchased in Singapore and a few steam-launches, dwindled away to nothing.

Later had come lean and bitter years until finally his reputation dwindled like a gutted candle in a wintry room at midnight.

The loftiest pagan philosophy dwindled into insignificance before the sublimity of Christian hope.

She repeated this several times, and gradually dwindled off into unintelligible mutterings.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dwindled, such as: blended, tempered, thawed, abated, decreased, and null.

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