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Noun
Plural for a slender wax candle
“As the wick flared and settled, she placed the taper in a silver holder to allow it to burn out of its own accord.”
Noun
Plural for a gradual diminution of thickness or cross-section in an elongated object
“But it is not this graceful taper of the spire alone that will attract one's notice.”
Noun
Plural for a haircut where the hair is short or shaved on the sides of the head and longer on top
Noun
Plural for a long, narrow piece of cloth, paper, plastic, or some other material
Noun
Plural for a portable means of illumination that is ignited with flame or fire
Noun
Plural for an object or piece of something shaped like a wedge
Verb
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
To gradually lessen in amount or intensity
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“The severity of symptoms will eventually taper off after two weeks.”
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To decrease in amount or degree
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Verb
To become or make less wide
Verb
To give a point to
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