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dwindle
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

4 uses
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Definition
to decrease — in count or substance
  • Their dog ambled about a bank of dwindling sand, trotting, sniffing on all sides.
    Episode 3 — Proteus (65% in)
  • Practice dwindling.
    Episode 7 — Aeolus (28% in)
  • The aged sisters draw us into life: we wail, batten, sport, clip, clasp, sunder, dwindle, die: over us dead they bend.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (24% in)
  • But hey, presto, the mirror is breathed on and the young knighterrant recedes, shrivels, dwindles to a tiny speck within the mist.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (66% in)

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