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lessening

adj.1.becoming less in dimension or degree; as, the lessening distance between us.
n.1.a change downward; a decrease; a reduction.
Noun1.lessening - a change downward; "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"
Synonyms: decrease, drop-off
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