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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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olloclip came to our attention through our riders who use these," said Bod Boyle, Dwindle president.
If numbers again dwindle to one then the bus will not run, but parents now have the chance to demonstrate they want and will use this bus.
Bread, water and tea, I figured, would be the last things on Earth to dwindle away.
THE POWERS THAT BE AT DWINDLE FINALLY KILLED WHAT was left of the great World Industries professional skateboarding tradition, shit-canning their entire pro team (except for Wet Willy and Flame Boy).
Otherwise the support will continue to dwindle and dwindle.
But the ratio is expected to dwindle significantly in the second half of fiscal 2002 due to an expected increase in appraisal losses on stockholdings and the aggressive disposal of bad loans, the paper said.
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.
In other Dwindle news, Windsor James has split with Darkstar and was required to turn in his medallion.