Part of speech:
Sudden and shrill:
Sharp; incisive; to the point, as an epigram
Tapering gradually to a sharp point, as the tips of certain leaves.
Resembling or shaped like a cone
Gradually decreased in breadth or thickness toward one end
gradually decreasing until little remains
becoming gradually narrower
To sharpen to a point, as a pencil
To make or become sharp or sharper
To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
In a light manner; lightly.
(Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
To decrease is defined as to make something smaller or fewer or to become smaller or fewer.
To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen:
(Rare) To reduce; lessen
(Only used in the phrase peter out) To dwindle; to trail off; to diminish to nothing
To weaken or lessen; decline
(Intransitive) To increase in value or standing.
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
To strengthen; to confirm.
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