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dwin·dle / ˈdwindl/ • v. [intr.] diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength: traffic has dwindled to a trickle | [as adj.] (dwindling) dwindling resources. ORIGIN: late 16th cent.: frequentative of Scots and dialect dwine ‘fade away,’ from Old English dwīnan, of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch dwīnen and Old Norse dvína.

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dwindle XVI. f. (dial.) dwine, OE. dwīnan waste away = (M)LG., MDu. dwīnen, ON. dvina; see -LE 2.

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