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dwindle
used in Fahrenheit 451

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Definition
to decrease — in count or substance
  • And you got in and we drove back to the firehouse in beatific silence, all dwindled away to peace.
    p. 104.4
  • As the Hound seized him, in view of ten or twenty or thirty million people, mightn't he sum up his entire life in the last week in one single phrase or a word that would stay with them long after the Hound had turned, clenching him in its metal-plier jaws, and trotted off in darkness, while the camera remained stationary, watching the creature dwindle in the distance, a splendid fade-out!
    p. 128.9

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