|diminuer englanniksi||shrink fr, abate fr, reduce fr, diminish fr, go down fr, lower fr, dwindle fr, decrease fr|
: The dryer shrank my sweater.
: This garment will shrink when wet.
*: I have not found that water, by mixture of ashes, will shrink or draw into less room.
*: And shrink like parchment in consuming fire.
: Molly shrank away from the blows of the whip.
*: The Libya Hammon shrinks his horn.
*: What happier natures shrink at with affright, / The hard inhabitant contends is right.
*: They assisted us against the Thebans when you shrank from the task.
: You need to see a shrink.
: My shrink said that he was an enabler, bad for me.
*: I went to a shrink, to analyze my dreams. He said its lack of sex thats bringing my down.
: to abate a nuisance
: The writ has abated.
: to abate a writ
*: The hyer that they were in this present lyf, the moore shulle they be abated and defouled in helle.
: Order restrictions and prohibitions to abate an emergency situation.
*: She hath abated me of half my train.
: Legacies are liable to be abated entirely or in proportion, upon a deficiency of assets.
*: His eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.
*: Not that they feel it so, but only to abate the edge of envy.
*: The fury of Glengarry...|, not being inflamed by any fresh provocation, rapidly abated.
*: ... in the morning, the wind having abated overnight, the sea was calm, ...
: We will abate this price from the total.
*: Allowing nine thousand parishes (abating the odd hundreds) in England and Wales ...
*: Abating his brutality, he was a very good master.
*: The kynge of Scottes planted his siege before the castell of Norham, and sore abated the walls.
*: Neither [Jones]... nor I (in 1966) could conceive of reducing our "science" to the ultimate absurdity of reading Finnish newspapers almost a century and a half old in order to establish "priority."
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*: This doth nothing diminish their opinion.
*: I will diminish them, that they shall no more rule over the nations.
*: O thou ... at whose sight all the stars / Hide their diminished heads.
*: Neither shall ye diminish aught from it.
: Youll need to go down two floors to get to that office.
*: You can be heroic and start the process of truly saving the world before the Sun goes down tonight.
: The unemployment rate has gone down significantly in recent months.
: The boxer went down in the second round, after a blow to the chin.
: A big heist went down yesterday by the docks.
: The news didnt go down well with her parents.
: Rodneys not here; after the shootout, he went down and wont be back for at least a year.
: Today will go down as a monumental failure.
: He felt nervous about going down on his girlfriend for the first time.
: Did the server just go down again? Well have to reboot it.
: lower a bucket into a well
: to lower a sail of a boat
: to lower a flag
: Lowered softly with a threefold cord of love / Down to a silent grave. [[w:Alfred Tennyson|Alfred Tennyson]].
: lower a fence or wall
: lower a chimney or turret
: lower the aim of a gun
: to lower ones ambition, aspirations, or hopes
: lower the temperature
: lower ones vitality
: lower distilled liquors
: lower ones pride
: I could never lower myself enough to buy second-hand clothes.
: lower the price of goods
: lower the interest rate
: The river lowered as rapidly as it rose.
*: [E]very thing that was improving gradually degenerates and dwindles away to nothing, ...
: The flattery of his friends began to dwindle into simple approbation. (Goldsmith, Vicar, III)
*: Religious societies, though begun with excellent intentions, are said to have dwindled into factious clubs.
*: The larger the empire, the more dwindles the mind of the citizen.
*: Our drooping days are dwindled down to naught.