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dwindle away

To lessen gradually but substantially. Unfortunately, my interest in political science has dwindled away since I declared it as my major.
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dwindle away

(to something) and dwindle down (to something) to shrink, contract, or diminish to something. The noise dwindled away to nothing. It just dwindled down and was gone.
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KUWAIT, Nov 15 (KUNA) -- World oil prices are predicted to continue dwindling away in the coming period, possibly down to USD 50 a barrel unless the overall global economic situation improves, a Kuwaiti oil expert expected here on Saturday.
Montego was based on the Maestro, another British Leyland product that is now dwindling away like sand through an hourglass.
Time was passing, and his chief advantage was dwindling away.
Ferguson knows his side are edging towards the league crown and he is happy to see the games dwindling away.
A mysterious radioactive mist-cloud reverses boating holiday-maker Grant Williams' growth processes and causes him to begin dwindling away to nothing.
Jobs have been slowly dwindling away from the area.
My pre-Bodywatch low self-esteem is slowly but surely dwindling away - along with my weight
The oil prices have been dwindling away amid growing concerns over the security situations in Iraq and different parts of the Middle East.
GORDON Brown will serve a downbeat espresso Budget on Wednesday blaming the Iraq war and ailing European economies for dwindling away Treasury cash.
The plants think that their life span is dwindling away, so they start producing more THC,'' Husbands said.
Shops like this are gradually dwindling away and older people, in particular, are the ones who suffer.
He said: "Tidal energy is the long-term answer because oil and gas supplies are dwindling away.
What do you say to the taxpayer who is paying for services in Los Angeles and sees them dwindling away, and for them to know they are paying taxes for people in other cities?
Global oil prices have been dwindling away amid growing concerns over the situations in Ukraine and Gaza, given that oil prices are affected by the geopolitical factor.
With their season and their interest in the Scottish Cup slowly dwindling away, the Hibees began to show a bit more urgency.