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d win duh ling

  • n  a becoming gradually less
    there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family
  • v  become smaller or lose substance
  • s  gradually decreasing until little remains

  • Slots on the payroll are dwindling rapidly.
  • Now, for the first time in nearly three decades, this dwindling group of outcasts are completely surrounded by the Lao government troops that hunt them.
  • The economy is in meltdown, consumer spending is dwindling and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is seriously considering priming the monetary system with change he found .
News & Articles

  • Budget news better; deficit drama lingers
    BANGOR - Bangor Public Schools officials expect more money after several years of dwindling revenue.
    June 16, 2013 - The Herald-Palladium
  • D-backs lose ground to Padres
    After the D-backs were defeated by the Padres, 6-4, on Saturday night, Arizona's division lead is dwindling, and just three games separate the D-backs from the fourth-place Padres.
    June 16, 2013 - Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Arizona nonagenarian sets weightlifting world record
    By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - A barrel-chested 91-year-old strongman from Arizona shattered the world record for the bench press in his dwindling age group, with a lift of 187.2 pounds - some 50 pounds more than the previous record. Sy Perlis bested the record of 135 pounds set in 2005 during a national competition last weekend in Phoenix as the lone participant in the 90-year-old and ...
    June 15, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • Eric Schmidt in Independent
    In an op-ed piece yesterday, Google boss Eric Schmidt said: "With dwindling revenue and diminished resources, frustrated newspaper executives are looking for someone to blame. Much of their anger is currently directed at Google...... the facts...
  • Patrick Leahy in Forbes
    That's not surprising from a White House that has stubbornly refused to change course even in the face of dwindling support from American people whose sons and daughters are dyingsaid Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.
  • Mark Martin in International Herald Tribune
    I didn't let that eat at me a lot, but when it started dwindling down to where you could count on one hand your shots at the Daytona 500, and then it started going down - four, three, we don't know anymore,Martin said. "This is the crown...

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