Political spouses tell David A. Graham about strained marriages, lost quality time, and dwindling family dinners.
The Daily Beast's Leslie Gelb on the biggest danger zones—and Obama's dwindling options.
Similarly, the anti-immigrant Tea types and the gun lobby, the masters of the GOP, are a dwindling minority of America.
But those choices are dwindling at a surprisingly rapid pace.
Tashirojima is a dwindling two-port, 100-person fishing community where cats outnumber humans many times over.
He too had seen, with a blurred returning consciousness, the dwindling figures of Babs and Polter.
Great distances here, in relation to the giant globe, were dwindling!
If this was the case, it would indeed be "a heavy blow and great discouragement" to the dwindling Alcine nation.
Even the thunder had rolled away, dwindling to a deep mutter.
Below him was a shrinking, dwindling landscape, wind-swept and desolate.
1590s, apparently diminutive and frequentative of Middle English dwinen "waste away, fade, vanish," from Old English dwinan, from Proto-Germanic *dwinanan (cf. Dutch dwijnen "to vanish," Old Norse dvina, Danish tvine, Low German dwinen), from PIE *dheu- (3) "to die" (see die (v.)). Related: Dwindled; dwindling.