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    damp

    damp - Dictionary definition and meaning for word damp

    Definition
    (noun) a slight wetness
    Synonyms : dampness , moistness
    Definition
    (verb) deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
    Synonyms : dampen , dull , muffle , mute , tone down
    Definition
    (verb) restrain or discourage
    Example Sentence
    • the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere
    Definition
    (verb) make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
    Synonyms : dampen , deaden
    Example Sentence
    • muffle the message
    Definition
    (verb) lessen in force or effect
    Synonyms : break , dampen , soften , weaken
    Example Sentence
    • soften a shock
    • break a fall
    Definition
    (adj) slightly wet
    Synonyms : dampish , moist
    Example Sentence
    • clothes damp with perspiration
    • a moist breeze
    • eyes moist with tears
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for damp

assume that (d)-means "decrease" (amp) means amplifier which increse the intensity.If we place 'd' before amp it means decreasing intensity

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