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    dampen

    dampen - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dampen

    Definition
    (verb) smother or suppress
    Synonyms : stifle
    Example Sentence
    • Stifle your curiosity
    Definition
    (verb) make moist
    Synonyms : moisten , wash
    Example Sentence
    • The dew moistened the meadows
    Definition
    (verb) deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
    Synonyms : damp , dull , muffle , mute , tone down
    Definition
    (verb) reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves) Definition
    (verb) make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
    Synonyms : damp , deaden
    Example Sentence
    • muffle the message
    Definition
    (verb) check; keep in check (a fire) Definition
    (verb) lessen in force or effect
    Synonyms : break , damp , soften , weaken
    Example Sentence
    • soften a shock
    • break a fall
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dam is full of water, if your pen faals in water, it will become moist and weak

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