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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shrinking, shrinkagenoun

    process or result of becoming less or smaller

    "the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage"

    Synonyms:
    shoplifting, shrinkage

  2. shrinkingnoun

    the act of becoming less

    Synonyms:
    shrinkage

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  1. shrinkingadjective

    Synonyms:
    coy, shy, diffident, bashful, modest, retiring

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How to use shrinking in a sentence?

  1. Morgan Stanley:

    Shrinking dealer balance sheets coupled with bond market growth have led to a significant worsening of fixed income liquidity, especially in corporate bonds.

  2. Mike Lee:

    With the military's shrinking budget, it is offensive that this bill would be used to fund congressional pork.

  3. Pierre Trudeau:

    For the past 10 years Stephen Harper has ignored the people who do most of the heavy lifting in our economy, the people who work longer and longer hours for an ever shrinking piece of the pies.

  4. Manfred Weber:

    We are facing a shrinking centre, so what I would ask us to do to is to join our forces to work together from now.

  5. Ole Houe:

    The Australian wheat crop is shrinking at the moment as more and more grain is cut for hay, we are looking at a crop of around 19 million tonnes at the moment and it could get lower unless we get rain over the next two-three weeks.

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    • B. Converge
    • C. Refrain
    • D. Disengage

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