Thesaurus / fainter

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Down, down with him, fifty fathoms down; his struggles grew fainter and fainter, until they wholly ceased.

Her bosom heaved with a big sigh, followed by two fainter ones.

A Love EpisodeEmile Zola

The light of fainter stars than these does not affect the retina enough for them to be seen.

With the regularity of a beating pulse the old man's shriek, fainter now, came to her from without.

The Garden Of AllahRobert Hichens

Struggle after struggle—fainter and fainter still—still I floated.

The PrivateersmanFrederick Marryat

The bullets flew less thick, the sound of firing became fainter and fainter, and then died away in the distance.

A fainter bluff limits the north-eastern boundary of the little bay.

This grew fainter and fainter until it died away in the distance.

The Silent AlarmRoy J. Snell

Fainter and fainter down the long avenue came the sound of galloping horses.

Mysterious Mr. SabinE. Phillips Oppenheim

It then gradually became fainter and fainter, until it disappeared.

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