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dwindling

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Adjective dwindling has 1 sense
  1. dwindling, tapering, tapering off - gradually decreasing until little remains
    Antonym: increasing (indirect, via decreasing)
Noun dwindling has 1 sense
  1. dwindling, dwindling away - a becoming gradually less; "there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family"
    --1 is a kind of decrease, lessening, drop-off
    --1 has particulars: fading away
    Derived form: verb dwindle1
Verb dwindle has 1 sense
  1. dwindle, dwindle away, dwindle down - become smaller or lose substance; "Her savings dwindled down"
    --1 is one way to decrease, diminish, lessen, fall
    Derived form: noun dwindling1
    Sample sentence:
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