Sentence Examples


  • Hence such imperatives have a tendency to dwindle into optatives.
  • The majorities behind the government began to dwindle and agitation started to grow.
  • We find that if the series of excitations of the muscle be prolonged beyond the short stage of initial improvement, the contractions, after being well maintained for a time, later decline in force and speed, and ultimately dwindle even to vanishing point.
  • They dwindle in size; they do not, however, die.
  • Similarly, when the axons of the motor spinal cells are by severance of the nerve trunk of a muscle broken through, the muscle cells undergo "degeneration" - dwindle, become fatty, and alter almost beyond recognition.

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