Synonyms of dulles


1. Dulles, John Foster Dulles

usage: United States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959)


1. dull, change, alter, modify

usage: make dull in appearance; "Age had dulled the surface"

2. dull, change

usage: become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness; "the varnished table top dulled with time"

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

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

4. numb, benumb, blunt, dull, desensitize, desensitise

usage: make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"

5. dull, blunt, change, alter, modify

usage: make dull or blunt; "Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge"

6. pall, dull, change

usage: become less interesting or attractive

7. dull, weaken

usage: make less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"

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