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ebb

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intransitive verb
    1. to flow back or away, as the water of a tide (opposed to flow)
    2. to decline or decay; fade away: His life is gradually ebbing.
    [Webster]
verb
  • (of the tide) go out; recede [Barron]
  • recede; lessen [Taisha]

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