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The Fellowship of the Ring
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dwindle
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • They seldom now reach three feet; but they hive dwindled, they say, and in ancient days they were taller.
  • He seemed to dwindle again to an old grey man, bent and troubled.
  • Frodo crawled to the edge of the road and watched the rider, until he dwindled into the distance.
  • They watched the pale rings of light round his lanterns as they dwindled into the foggy night.
  • Indeed, a remnant still dwelt there of the Dunedain, the kings of Men that came over the Sea out of Westernesse; but they were dwindling fast and the lands of their North Kingdom were falling far and wide into waste.
  • For the folk of Arnor dwindled, and their foes devoured them, and their lordship passed, leaving only green mounds in the grassy hills.
  • Northward beyond the dwindling downs the land ran away in flats and swellings of grey and green and pale earth-colours, until it faded into a featureless and shadowy distance.
  • Our days have darkened, and we have dwindled; but ever the Sword has passed to a new keeper.
  • We must depart into the West, or dwindle to a rustic folk of dell and cave, slowly to forget and to be forgotten.
  • He came to a path, the dwindling ruins of a road of long ago.
  • Not until they had dwindled into the distance, north and west, and the sky was again clear would Aragorn rise.
  • The others waited huddled together, watching until Boromir and Aragorn dwindled into black specks in the whiteness.

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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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