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Synonyms for shrinking

process or result of becoming less or smaller

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With a steady movement -- cautious, sidelong, shrinking, and slow -- I slid from the embrace of the bandage and beyond the reach of the scimitar.
Not only did it appear to them to be an island, and a very small island, but it was a shrinking island in which people were imprisoned.
She entered none of them, but paced slowly and shrinking from observation up and down the street, a very figure of shame; and never had I thought to read shame in the sweet face of Mary A .
Her tender nature, shrinking from the hard necessities of life, shrank from the cruelly-close prospect of parting.
Ferrari at the hotel--inconceivably transformed into a timid, shrinking woman
I know that you have compassionately hidden from me the 'sense of shrinking that comes over you when you are obliged to submit to my caresses.
She sits in the same still attitude, but shrinking a little more.
In shrinking from it, she shrinks into her seat again.
With that she raised her up, and stood rather shrinking from her, but looking at her earnestly.
The shrinking of her auditress stopped her for a moment in her flow of words, delivered in a retrospective gloomy voice.
Oh, mother," said poor Maggie, shrinking from the thought of all the contact her bruised mind would have to bear, "tell her I'm very grateful; I'll go to see her as soon as I can; but I can't see any one just yet, except Dr.
The most significant issue is training and knowledge of the overall process of shrink sleeve label production--from container and film selection through to graphic design and final shrinking," he says.
com)-- The Clamco Dem 2 Combo Shrink System combines an L-bar sealer with a powerful shrink tunnel for fast and efficient packing, sealing and shrinking all in one robust, compact unit.
Avery Dennison Shrink PS labels exhibit excellent aesthetic appeal due to their exceptional shrinking behaviour.
Avery Dennison Shrink PS labels exhibit superior aesthetic appeal due to their exceptional shrinking behavior.