How Do You Use "diminish" in a Sentence?

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A example of a sentence that uses the word diminish is, "He has done nothing to diminish the achievements of his colleagues." Diminish most commonly means to make or cause something to seem smaller or less important, to lessen or to reduce.

Another example of a sentence that uses the word "diminish" is: "Those who were selfish and well-connected saw their reputation diminish," provided by Another example from the Theodore Roosevelt's "Through the Brazilian Wilderness" is: "Of course, the fact should be kept in mind that these are air tanks, not to be used so as to appreciably diminish their buoyancy."