Usage examples for dwindles

  1. Upon the French side the path has recently been renewed; within a few yards upon the southern slope it dwindles and almost disappears. – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  2. As life goes on, and the space dwindles between us and it, we older people naturally fall into the way, unless we are fools, of more seriously and frequently turning our thoughts to the end. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  3. And then follow delays of convenience, excuses, postponements, and the Duke's flood of passion dwindles to a thread, and is lost in the sandy flats of life: So weeks grew months, years; gleam by gleam The glory dropped from their youth and love, And both perceived they had dreamed a dream. – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden