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Usage examples for decreased

  1. The fact that the moisture is decreased when oil is used may also account for the decreased quantity of oil given in the recipe for pastry. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  2. At last her horse had had enough, and his gallop decreased to a trot, his trot to a walk. – Burning Sands by Arthur Weigall
  3. At the same time, our hopes of escaping him decreased – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. His astonishment grew, rather than decreased – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  5. Gradually it decreased and in a short time we could hear only the distant murmur of the tempest on the outside of the woody boundary. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston