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What is another word for tapering?

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Adjective
Narrowing or thinning in width
“A turn to the right revealed a long tapering hallway leading to a break area furnished with tables and chairs.”
Adjective
Having a pointed or conical tip or top
“From the bridge, you can also spot the tapering tip of the Eiffel Tower peeking above the skyline.”
Adjective
Diminishing in level or extent
“The companies used a tapering rate of overtime pay for supervisors.”
Adjective
Restricted or low in size or space
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Adjective
Sharp, stabbing or piercing
Adjective
(of a body part) Low in body fat or mass
Noun
The act or process of narrowing or reducing in width, extent or amount
“These actions led to the tapering of the real-estate boom in Japan.”
Verb
Present participle for to diminish or reduce in thickness towards one end
“All the tasting glasses came in the same shape, meaning that they taper towards the bottom.”
Verb
Present participle for to gradually lessen in amount or intensity
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“The severity of symptoms will eventually taper off after two weeks.”
Verb
Present participle for to become or make less wide
Verb
Present participle for to give a point to
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