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dwindle
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  • The supposed fortune of the count had dwindled to a mere nothing, although he had given almost irrefutable evidence of its existence to Lizabetha Prokofievna and Prince S. Besides this, before they had been married half a year, the count and his friend the priest managed to bring about a quarrel between Aglaya and her family, so that it was now several months since they had seen her.

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  • Her savings dwindled down
  • I started the diet with good intentions, but my resolution dwindled over time.

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