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  • as inpeter
  • as indecrease

synonyms for tail off

  • check
  • contract
  • curb
  • decay
  • decline
  • degenerate
  • drain
  • droop
  • drop
  • ease
  • ebb
  • fade
  • lower
  • quiet
  • rebate
  • settle
  • shrink
  • sink
  • slash
  • slump
  • taper
  • wane
  • waste
  • abate
  • calm down
  • crumble
  • curtail
  • cut down
  • depreciate
  • deteriorate
  • devaluate
  • die down
  • diminish
  • drop off
  • dry up
  • dwindle
  • evaporate
  • fall off
  • lessen
  • let up
  • lighten
  • lose edge
  • modify
  • narrow down
  • peter out
  • quell
  • reduce
  • restrain
  • run low
  • shrivel
  • slack off
  • slacken
  • slow down
  • soften
  • subside
  • tail away
  • weaken
  • wear away
  • wear down
  • wither
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antonyms for tail off

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  • aid
  • ascend
  • assist
  • build
  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • go up
  • grow
  • help
  • improve
  • increase
  • pour
  • raise
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • stretch
  • add
  • build
  • upset
  • go up
  • irritate
  • strengthen
  • extend
  • expand
  • develop
  • raise
  • rise
  • liberate
  • praise
  • laud
  • compliment
  • prolong
  • lengthen
  • ascend
  • improve
  • enlarge
  • grow
  • increase
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How to use tail off in a sentence

A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The dog stood with hanging head and tail, as if ashamed he had let so many of his enemies get away unharmed.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The Arab pricked his ears, swished his long and arched tail viciously, and showed the whites of his eyes.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It was no worm that Mrs. Robin had found, but Grandfather Mole's hairless tail sticking out of the ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
And there shall be no work for Egypt, to make head or tail, him that bendeth down, or that holdeth back.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
That was not the exact word that he used, but he expressed it by beating his tail against the table and giving a long howl.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The hairy animal, with the long tail, came straight for the bush behind which Squinty was hiding, and crawled through.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Next moment Tom Brown sent a bullet straight into his heart, and his tail made a splendid flourish as he fell off his pedestal!
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
If K. gets into a bad temper over the opening of my cable, its tail end should lift him out again.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It was only the day before that he pulled a newt by its tail just to see if the tail would really come off in his hand.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
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