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Adjective
Narrowing
Adjective
Having the shape of a cone
Adjective
Gradually reducing
Adjective
Of small width in relation to length
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Adjective
Sharp, stabbing or piercing
Noun
The process of becoming narrow
“Cut the dough in two and roll it into sausage shapes, tapering at each end.”
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 decrease in amount or degree
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Verb
Present participle for to become or make less wide
Verb
Present participle for to give a point to
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