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dwindles

(informal) a condition of physical deterioration involving several body systems, usually in an elderly person.

dwindles

(dwĭn′dĭlz) [AS dwinan, to waste away]
A colloquial term for failure to thrive.
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If the AMA continues to remain in opposition to my Second Amendment rights, then its falling membership shall dwindle by one more -- me.
Nonetheless, audiences--yet to be state-mandated--have continued to dwindle, and now France's directors want protection from bad reviews.
Steve Rocco, Rodney Mullen, Dwindle, the Hill Brothers, Globe, DC, Quiksilver, Nike, Hubba, Cubic, and Zorlac have been discussed as potentially being close to the messy melee.
The diocese, which once enjoyed a robust membership, has seen its numbers dwindle from a high of 100,000 to 20,000.
The dwindling flock that is Catholic-ism is likely to only dwindle further with attitudes like this.
Growth in service-producing jobs has come to a halt, but goods producing jobs continue to dwindle.
In other Dwindle news, Windsor James has split with Darkstar and was required to turn in his medallion.