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  Words related to dampen

Related / Similar Words: moisten, wash, damp, soften, weaken, break, deaden, stifle, muffle, mute, dull, tone down

 

Definition:
  • make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows";
  • lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall";
  • check; keep in check (a fire);
  • make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message";
  • smother or suppress; "Stifle your curiosity";
  • reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves);
  • deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping;

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    Hyponyms: humidify, moisturize, moisturise, baste, deafen, deaden, damp, suffocate, choke

     

    Derivational Morphology: dampener, moistener, moistening, dampening, moisture, wet, weakener, damper, muffler, stifler, smotherer, mute, silencer

     

    Anagrams: madnep

     

     
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