dwindle

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To decrease, shrink, diminish, reduce in size

very thing that was improving gradually degenerates and dwindles away to nothing,.

to fall away in quality; degenerate, sink

The larger the empire, the more dwindles the mind of the citizen.

to diminish or become less
{v} to shrink, fall away, grow feeble
To make less; to bring low
To decrease, shrink, vanish, or become less continuously but somewhat unsteadily or gradually
To break; to disperse
To diminish; to become less; to shrink; to waste or consume away; to become degenerate; to fall away
become smaller or lose substance; "Her savings dwindled down
The process of dwindling; dwindlement; decline; degeneracy
become smaller or lose substance; "Her savings dwindled down"
{f} diminish, decrease, wane, fade, peter out
If something dwindles, it becomes smaller, weaker, or less in number. The factory's workforce has dwindled from over 4,000 to a few hundred He is struggling to come to terms with his dwindling authority. = shrink. dwindle away to gradually become less and less or smaller and smaller (dwine )
dwindling
that is declining

There is dwindling support for New Labour.

dwindled
past of dwindle
dwindles
third-person singular of dwindle
dwindling
a becoming gradually less; "there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family"
dwindling
present participle of dwindle
dwindling
gradually decreasing until little remains
dwindling
{s} diminishing, decreasing, waning, fading
dwindle
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