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wind down

verb as in taper

verb as in unwind

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As combat operations in Afghanistan wind down, so too does the main driver of NATO defense cooperation.

Obama in many ways has sought to wind down that war in his second term.

Many artists wind down in their twilight years, but not Matisse.

When things go dark, our body begins to wind down and prepare for sleep.

This time, however, it might not be so easy to wind down the crisis.

My house stands on the side of a hill, and the cocoanut trees wind down to the shore.

Away they sped like the wind down the smooth road, through a leafless forest.

Soon he began to wind down the glaring chalk-track, and reached grass levels.

I saw their gaunt figures wind down the valley, and watched them till they disappeared in the distance.

Then we reach leetle stream south of woods, stream wind down through Payson.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wind-down, such as: accord, agreement, amnesty, armistice, cease-fire, and détente.

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