What is the opposite of swelling?

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Noun
Opposite of protuberant or abnormally distended
Noun
Opposite of a rounded protuberance, especially if found on the back of an animal or person
Noun
Opposite of a thing that protrudes from something else
Noun
Opposite of the act or state of extending or expanding
Noun
Opposite of the state of being satiated or sated, of being full, of being at maximum capacity
Noun
Opposite of bump, knot
Noun
Opposite of a wound, such as a bruise, in which the skin is not broken
Noun
Opposite of the action of physically expanding in size, width or girth
“Nonvolatile pungent compounds promote the secretion of norepinephrine, which causes the contraction of blood vessels.”
Noun
Opposite of a physical injury
“A book on eating yourself toward healthiness and away from heart disease sits brightly between two much thicker books on cocktail recipes and party snacks.”
Noun
Opposite of a protuberance on a level surface
Adjective
Opposite of jutting or projecting outwards
Adjective
Opposite of becoming larger in size, degree or intensity
“There will be a point in the refurbishment process where the law of diminishing returns comes into play.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a large scope or range
Adjective
Opposite of rotating
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to increase, or cause to increase, in amount, degree or value
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to become or make louder in volume
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