dwindle away


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Synonyms for dwindle away

become smaller or lose substance

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One result is the centralisation of services that so incenses those who fear Bishop Auckland Hospital's role will dwindle away until complete closure becomes a serious option.
And it would be a tragedy if all the excitement and pride generated last year is allowed to dwindle away to mundane normality.
That's an especially attractive proposition for millions of consumers who are watching their 401(k)s dwindle away. They're just like fixed products, but with a different way of crediting interest.
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But money in her bank account began to dwindle away, with thousands of pounds being withdrawn.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.
But this frenzy will surely dwindle away. He'll slip into anonymity like so many boy bands who lose their looks and youthful appeal, then disappear.
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.
Kidman, 35, said there would be no sudden announcement that she was to quit - instead she planned to ``slowly dwindle away'' after meeting the love of her life.
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.
This anthology examines codependency's focus "on women's alleged pathology rather than on the dynamics of sexism." 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.