And yet that does not diminish the responsibilities you have to be better than those you oppose.
That said, nothing can diminish Ava's epic search for her sister.
Under the radar, though, some conservatives have been doing just that, hoping to diminish Latino turnout in November.
He exploited a physique that most would try desperately to diminish.
This may not reduce the percentage of failures, but it should at least diminish the sense of having failed.
Under the conditions observed there, the frequency of short-sightedness seemed to diminish with increasing age.
If there is,” said Mr Jellicott, “this newspaper is hardly likely to diminish it.
This did not diminish when, at the age of fifteen, Elizabeth of France left her own land and ascended the throne of Spain.
He seems to diminish in size and to be overwhelmed with humiliation.
They went on drinking and left him out, but this did not tend to diminish his tears.
early 15c., from merger of two obsolete verbs, diminue and minish. Diminue is from Old French diminuer "make small," from Latin diminuere "break into small pieces," variant of deminuere "lessen, diminish," from de- "completely" + minuere "make small" (see minus).
Minish is from Old French menuisier, from Latin minuere. Related: Diminished; diminishes; diminishing.