Today’s word of the day is ‘Diminish.’ Let us understand more about this word.
diminish [ dih-min-ish ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a verb, i.e., it demonstrates an action or an occurrence.
1. Become or cause to be less
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Ghataana
2. Spanish – Disminuir
3. French – Talon
4. Mandarin – Jiǎnshǎo
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Boughs, in consequence of this law, must diminish where they divide.
2. The room seemed to diminish in size, while the objects about her drew 268 nearer and nearer.
3. The refinement and the multiplicity of pleasures also diminish the attractions of marriage.
4. The night brought no change unless it was to diminish the force of the wind.
5. We cannot increase or diminish God’s holiness by anything that we do.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
abate, curtail, decline, decrease, dwindle, ebb, lessen, lower, recede, reduce, shrink, slacken, subside, temper, wane, weaken, abbreviate, attenuate, close, contract, cut, depreciate, drain, extenuate, minify, moderate, retrench, shrivel, taper, become smaller, die out, fade away, peter out
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
develop, enlarge, expand, extend, grow, increase, prolong, raise, rise, strengthen, amplify, lengthen, compliment, flatter, praise
The point of Jesus’ existence wasn’t to lessen or diminish our appreciation of each other, but to expand our appreciation of each other by reminding us what lies within all of us, because Jesus was an example of the pinnacle of human evolution.
Herd immunity is math, not medicine.
By doing nothing at the beginning, letting the virus free, the deaths front load and diminish quickly to next to nothing.
By isolating the population, the deaths drag out and are, in the end, more.
L – Sweden
R – U.S.
Sweden was right. pic.twitter.com/NzriDYBzrl
— John McAfee (@officialmcafee) September 8, 2020
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