One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘it has roundish leaves which taper at the tip’
narrow, thin, thin out, become narrow, become narrower, become thin, become thinner, come to a point, attenuate
2‘at first there was a flurry of meetings, but these soon tapered off’
decrease, lessen, dwindle, diminish, reduce, subside, decline, die off, die away, die down, fade, peter out, wane, ebb, abate, wind down, slacken, slacken off, fall off, drop off, trail away, trail off, let up, thin out
weaken, wilt, slump, plummet
1‘a lighted taper’
candle, spill, wick, night light
archaic dip, glim, rushlight, wax light
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