bulbous, concave, constrictive, narrow, narrowing, concentric, bent, closed, tapered, aerodynamic, chunky, decreasing, pointed, asymmetrical, dwindling, tapering off, angular, constricting, clean.
conical (part of speech: adjective)
diminishing (part of speech: verb)
decreasing, draining, diminishing, lightening, culling, compressing, eroding, condensing, concentrating, shearing, decrementing, curtailing, clipping, minimizing, shortening, shrinking, deflating, lessening, abbreviating, depleting, abridging, paring, nipping, pruning, reducing, downgrading, shaving, contracting, truncating, trimming, compacting, cropping, dwindling, weeding,
had just arranged her hair, and, with her tapering
fingers, was pushing back the short curtains to throw out the dregs of tea in the bottom of her cup.
- "Eastern Shame Girl The Wedding of Ya-Nei; A Strange Destiny; The Error of the Embroidered Slipper; The Counterfeit Old Woman; The Monastery of the Esteemed-Lotus; A Complicated Marriage", Charles Georges Souli.
One could not miss the fine, if slender, power of his long and shapely lines from broad shoulder to tapering
- "A Pagan of the Hills", Charles Neville Buck.
I remember her round, solid arms with the fine wrists, and her broad, capable hands with tapering
- "'Twixt Land & Sea", Joseph Conrad.