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Verb
To gradually lessen
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“Individuals should gradually taper off caffeine.”
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Diminish or reduce in thickness towards one end
“The trunk doesn't taper very much.”
Verb
To become or make less wide
Verb
To give a point to
Noun
A slender candle
“Five ancient and rust spotted iron candelabras held six lit, midway burned taper candles in black.”
Noun
Thinning down
Noun
A long, narrow piece of cloth, paper, plastic, or some other material
Noun
A portable means of illumination that is ignited with flame or fire
Noun
An object or piece of something shaped like a wedge
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Adjective
Narrowing
Adjective
Of small width in relation to length
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Types of
Types of sources of light or illumination
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