Nouns (3)
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wane, ebbing, ebb
n. a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
Verbs (6)
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go down, wane, decline
v. grow smaller; "Interest in the project waned"
decrease in phase, wane
v. of the moon
wane
v. decrease in phase; "the moon is waning"
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Adjectives (0)
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Fuzzynyms (109)
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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"
drop
v. fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; "shop til you drop"
fade, languish
v. become feeble; "The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon"
decline, worsen
v. grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened"
decline, worsen
v. grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened"
cheapen, degrade
v. lower the grade of something; reduce its worth
deteriorate
v. become worse or disintegrate; "His mind deteriorated"
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"
reduce
v. destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
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
waste away, diminish, waste
v. become diminished
unbend, relax
v. make less taut; "relax the tension on the rope"
remit, slacken
v. make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
wither, fade
v. lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
wither, fade
v. lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
wither, fade
v. lose freshness, vigor, or vitality; "Her bloom was fading"
fall off, sink, slump
v. fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly; "The real estate market fell off"
fail
v. get worse; "Her health is declining"
fail
v. get worse; "Her health is declining"
fail
v. get worse; "Her health is declining"
minify, lessen, decrease
v. make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
devalue
v. lower the value or quality of; "The tear devalues the painting"
vilipend, depreciate, deprecate
v. belittle; "The teacher should not deprecate his student's efforts"
falter, stammer, stutter, bumble
v. speak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"
misfire
v. fail to fire or detonate; "The guns misfired"
bumble, falter, stumble
v. walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about"
ebb
v. fall away or decline; "The patient's strength ebbed away"
flounder, stagger
v. walk with great difficulty; "He staggered along in the heavy snow"
crash
v. fall or come down violently; "The branch crashed down on my car"; "The plane crashed in the sea"
flounder
v. behave awkwardly; have difficulties; "She is floundering in college"
go wrong, miscarry, fail
v. be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
kibosh, block, halt, stop
v. stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"
Synonyms (0)
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Antonyms (7)
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increase
v. become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
increase
v. become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
grow
v. become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
full, wax
v. increase in phase; "the moon is waxing"
increase in phase, wax
v. increase in phase; "the moon is waxing"
wane
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