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wane, ebbing, ebb
n. a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
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ebb
v. fall away or decline; "The patient's strength ebbed away"
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ebb, low
adj. less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "low prices"; "the reservoir is low"
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strength, forcefulness, force
n. physical energy or intensity; "he hit with all the force he could muster"; "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"; "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man"
deficiency, inadequacy, insufficiency
n. lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
dud, bomb, turkey
n. an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"
indentation
n. the act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions
collapse, crash
n. a sudden large decline of business or the prices of stocks (especially one that causes additional failures)
decline, decay
n. a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
failure, bankruptcy
n. inability to discharge all your debts as they come due; "the company had to declare bankruptcy"; "fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks"
fade, languish
v. become feeble; "The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon"
taper
v. diminish gradually; "Interested tapered off"
decline, worsen
v. grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened"
melt, fade
v. become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; "The scene begins to fade"; "The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk"
lessen, subside
v. wear off or die down; "The pain subsided"
shrivel, shrink
v. decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank"; "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
dwindle down, dwindle away, dwindle
v. become smaller or lose substance; "Her savings dwindled down"
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
taper off
v. become smaller or less active; "Business tapered off"
snuff it, pop off, drop dead, give-up the ghost, buy the farm, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, pass away, decease, croak, choke, conk, pass, expire, exit, go, perish, die
v. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
waste away, diminish, waste
v. become diminished
wither, fade
v. lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
wane
v. decrease in phase; "the moon is waning"
settle, subside
v. sink down or precipitate; "the mud subsides when the waters become calm"
run out, drain
v. flow off gradually; "The rain water drains into this big vat"
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surge, tide
v. rise or move forward; "surging waves"
flood, high
adj. greater than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "a high temperature"; "a high price"; "the high point of his career"; "high risks"; "has high hopes"; "the river is high"; "he has a high opinion of himself"
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