Synonyms: reduce, decrease
Example Sentence: My county banned fireworks in order to curtail the frequency of brush fires.
Synonyms: harmful, hurtful
Example Sentence: The massive climate conference in Paris is an attempt to decide on regulations that could ultimately reduce emissions that are inimical to the environment.
Synonyms: decrease, reduce
Example Sentence: Google recently ensured its investors that the stock will not dwindle in the near future.
Synonyms: lessen, decrease
Example Sentence: The San Francisco Giants most likely tapered during practice before the post season started.