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taper

verb

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to grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually
  • you'll find the symptoms begin tapering gradually about 24 hours after you take the medicine

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The first known use of taper was before the 12th century

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“Taper.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/taper. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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