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To become smaller

shrink

verb

to become smaller in size

contract

verb

if a substance such as metal contracts, it becomes smaller

compact

verb

to make something smaller or firmer by pressing it, or to become smaller or firmer in this way

retract

verb

if part of an object or animal retracts, or if it is retracted, it is pulled backward or inside it

constrict

verb

to become smaller or narrower, or to make something do this

wax and wane

to become bigger or stronger and then smaller or weaker

thin

verb

to become smaller in number, amount, or size

shrinkage

noun

the process of becoming smaller in size

contraction

noun

the process of becoming smaller

constriction

noun

emoji

a small digital image … which is used in electronic communication to express emotion or other simple concepts

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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