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Gradual DeclinePlay
Use 'dwindle' to describe something reducing slowly over time, not abruptly. SlideHer interest in the hobby dwindled over the years.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
'Dwindle' often implies a loss or negative outcome, such as diminishing hopes. SlideAs the night grew colder, the campfire dwindled to embers.
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Emotional ImpactPlay
'Dwindle' can be used to express the decline of intangible things, like emotions. SlideHis enthusiasm for the project dwindled after several setbacks.