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synonyms for wearing off

  • abating
  • declining
  • diminishing
  • dropping
  • dwindling
  • ebbing
  • lightening
  • lowering
  • moderating
  • narrowing
  • plummeting
  • plunging
  • quieting
  • sagging
  • shrinking
  • sinking
  • slackening
  • slowing
  • slumping
  • softening
  • subsiding
  • waning
  • wasting
  • weakening
  • dying down
  • fading away
  • losing momentum
  • shriveling up
  • wearing down
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How to use wearing off in a sentence

And she would be wearing some of the jewels with the white dress—just a few, not many, of course.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
That she had her definite reason he knew, as a woman knows when another woman is wearing a last year's gown.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The law went into operation in England imposing a tax on wearing hair powder.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Governor Endicott, and other influential men in Massachusetts, formed an association against wearing long hair!
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
I should judge from the streets that not more than one-fourth of the females of Galway belong to the shoe-wearing aristocracy.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The pig-headed prowler I saw, with my pompon missing from his shoe, and his bonne amie wearing the stolen ring.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
And that was he also in kilts, at the age of five, wearing long curls and holding a whip in his hand.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
This method of concealing the face, together with the wearing of the immense hat, was a symbol of mourning.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
A gray-haired man with a bustling manner and wearing glasses came through the reception room and Mark stopped him.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
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WORDS RELATED TO WEARING OFF

  • abating
  • declining
  • diminishing
  • dropping
  • dwindling
  • dying down
  • ebbing
  • fading away
  • lightening
  • losing momentum
  • lowering
  • moderating
  • narrowing
  • plummeting
  • plunging
  • quieting
  • sagging
  • shrinking
  • shriveling up
  • sinking
  • slackening
  • slowing
  • slumping
  • softening
  • subsiding
  • waning
  • wasting
  • weakening
  • wearing down
  • wearing off
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.