A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DIM

Mon, 2 Aug '21
Not bright
Mon, 26 Jul '21
Faint, as light
Mon, 12 Jul '21
Turn down, as lights
Sun, 23 May '21
Grow faint
Fri, 23 Apr '21
Turn down
Sun, 21 Feb '21
Low-wattage