To dwindle is defined as to slowly be reduced or become smaller.(verb)
An example of dwindle is when you have a lot of candy and you eat it piece by piece, until the quantity of candy will start to reduce down to nothing.
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verb dwin·dled, dwin·dling, dwin·dles verb, intransitive
Origin: Frequentative of Middle English dwinen, to waste away
Origin: , from Old English dwīnan, to shrink; see dheu-2 in Indo-European roots.
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