Anyone coming along the road from Chobham or Woking would have been amazed at the sight—a dwindling multitude of perhaps a hundred people or more standing in a great irregular circle, in ditches, behind bushes, behind gates and hedges, saying little to one another and that in short, excited shouts, and staring, staring hard at a few heaps of sand.
While the rest of the body dwindled, the hands would grow larger.
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Her savings dwindled down
I started the diet with good intentions, but my resolution dwindled over time.