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  • v. Present participle of lessen.
  • n. A growing lesser; reduction or decrease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. becoming less in dimension or degree.
  • n. a change downward; a decrease; a reduction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of making or becoming less. Specifically
  • n. In falconry, a soaring flight.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a change downward

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