dwindle away

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Synonyms for dwindle away

become smaller or lose substance

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Or the already select band of enthusiasts who can tell the difference between a Group 1 and virtual racing really will dwindle away.
But money in her bank account began to dwindle away, with thousands of pounds being withdrawn.
Bread, water and tea, I figured, would be the last things on Earth to dwindle away.
They saw a 26-8 lead dwindle away and in the end had to thank Bowdon for a late missed conversion which would have tipped the balance.
The couple hope when farming subsidies eventually dwindle away the idea will save the farm.
We can't keep doing the same thing week after week or the coverage will dwindle away.
For forty years, Appelfeld, himself deported to the camps when he was only eight, has confronted its forbidding obscenity, but indirectly--tales of family members whose relatives did not survive, of those whose idyllic days dwindle away even as the catastrophe relentlessly approaches, or of those haunted by their fortunate survival.
Despite the increasing irrelevance of church and religion in the everyday life of most late 20th-century European societies, the religious schools in these societies did not dwindle away in the Netherlands nor in the rest of Europe.
The more ludicrous ideas about addiction and dependency are exposed in this collection of reprinted articles, such as the belief that alcoholism would dwindle away were it not for enablers.
I was led to believe that the money the club got for Jack in January enabled us to carry on for the remainder of the season but obviously then it slowly starts to dwindle away because you have no gate receipts coming in and things like that,'' he said.
On the current oil prices, the Kuwaiti minister said: "We have learnt from experiments that we should not count on continuing prices, especially as the supply and demand balance always goes through critical times when oil prices dwindle away.
The competition is a get-rich-quick scheme and the Clydebank lightweight needs money in a hurry after spending 14 months in the wilderness, watching his earnings from boxing dwindle away.