Sanforize, abate, adulterate, alleviate, attenuated, baptize, bate, blow off, blunt, cast forth, clear away, constrict, consume, contract, cramp, cripple, cut, damp, dampen, deaden, debilitate, deflate, dematerialize, devitalize, dilute, disable, disembody, dispel, dissipate, dissolve, drive away, dry up, dull, ease, emacerate, emaciate, enervate, enfeeble, etherealize, evaporate, eviscerate, exhaust, expand, extenuate, gruel, irrigate, lay low, lessen, macerate, mitigate, parch, preshrink, rare, rarefied, rarefy, rattle, reduce, reedy, remit, sap, sear, shake, shake up, shrink, shrivel, slacken, slender, slight, slim, soften up, spiritualize, subtile, subtilize, subtle, tenuous, thin, thin away, thin down, thin out, twiggy, unbrace, undermine, unman, unnerve, unstrengthen, unstring, volatilize, waste, waste away, water, water down, weaken, weazen, wither, wizen
decrease, diminish, lessen, abridge, shrink, drop off, fall off, tail off, fall away, waste, wear, wane, ebb, decline, descend, subside, melt away, die away, retire into the shade, hide its diminished head, fall to a low ebb, run low, languish, decay, crumble, bate, abate, dequantitate, discount, depreciate, extenuate, lower, weaken, attenuate
, fritter away, mitigate, dwarf, throw into the shade, reduce, shorten, subtract.
become small, become smaller, lessen, decrease, grow less, dwindle, shrink, contract, narrow, shrivel, collapse, wither, lose flesh, wizen, fall away, waste, wane, ebb, decay, be smaller than, fall short of, not come up to, render smaller, lessen, diminish, contract, draw in, narrow, coarctate, boil down, constrict, constringe, condense, compress, squeeze, corrugate, crimp, crunch, crush, crumple up, warp, purse up, pack, squeeze, stow, pinch, tighten, strangle, cramp, dwarf, bedwarf, shorten, circumscribe, restrain, (subtraction) 38 abrade, pare, reduce, attenuate
, rub down, scrape, file, file down, grind, grind down, chip, shave, shear, wear down.
come to dust, be disintegrated, be reduced to powder reduce to powder, grind to powder, pulverize, comminute, granulate, triturate, levigate, scrape, file, abrade, rub down, grind, grate, rasp, pound, bray, bruise, contuse, contund, beat, crush, cranch, craunch, crunch, scranch, crumble, disintegrate, attenuate