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minish

[min-ish] /ˈmɪn ɪʃ/
verb (used with or without object), Archaic.
1.
to diminish or lessen.
Origin of minish
1300-1350
1300-50; late Middle English, variant (assimilated to -ish2) of menuse < Middle French menu(i)sier < Vulgar Latin *minūtiāre to lessen. See minute2, mince
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