Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: dwindle

Definition: shrink; reduce gradually


Sentences Containing 'dwindle'

I remarked this in Peggotty, too, when she came down; and I have seen it since; and I think, in the expectation of that dread surprise, all other changes and surprises dwindle into nothing.
Then it was that I began, if I may so Shakespearianly express myself, to dwindle, peak, and pine.

More Vocab Words

::: desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
::: addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
::: indigent - poor; destitute
::: bilk - swindle; cheat
::: macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
::: vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
::: sluggard - lazy person
::: exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
::: engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
::: imperil - put in danger