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  • Though it has not yet finally disappeared, it is dwindling daily.
  • Upon reference to the book, it appeared that the dozen secretaryships had dwindled down to one.
  • On the second story, the spare furniture dwindled down to a couple of old deal chairs, of which one, belonging to the back-room, was shorn of a leg, and bottomless.
  • By night and day, at all times and seasons: always watchful, attentive, and solicitous, and never varying in the discharge of his self-imposed duty to one so friendless and helpless as he whose sands of life were now fast running out and dwindling rapidly away: he was ever at his side.

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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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