decreasing (part of speech: verb)
decreasing, lessening, draining, deducting, abating, dying down, depleting, decrementing, concentrating, compressing, shrinking, receding, eroding, truncating, abridging, contracting, deflating, curtailing, lowering, subsiding, shortening, compacting, abbreviating, diminishing
diminishing (part of speech: verb)
- Its speed of ascent, added to Seth's took his racing, dwindling figure out of sight quickly. - "The Thing in the Attic", James Benjamin Blish.
- What brought the man, with his notorious character and antecedents, to Grosville Park- one of the dwindling number of country- houses in England where the old Puritan restrictions still held? - "The Marriage of William Ashe", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- And Ferdinand had contributed to his own undoing by failing to heed the urgent requests of Morillo for reinforcements to fill his dwindling ranks. - "The Hispanic Nations of the New World Volume 50 in The Chronicles Of America Series", William R. Shepherd.