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The War of the Worlds
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  • The fires had dwindled now.
  • 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.

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