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Synonyms of dampening

Noun


1. moistening, dampening, wetting

usage: the act of making something slightly wet

Verb


1. stifle, dampen, suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb

usage: smother or suppress; "Stifle your curiosity"

2. moisten, wash, dampen, wet

usage: make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows"

3. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down, soften

usage: deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

4. dampen, weaken

usage: reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)

5. dampen, deaden, damp, dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break

usage: make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"

6. dampen, check, retard, delay

usage: check; keep in check (a fire)

7. dampen, damp, soften, weaken, break, deaden, blunt

usage: lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall"

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