Disedge
Disedge Dis*edge", v. t. To deprive of an edge; to blunt; to dull. [1913 Webster]

Served a little to disedge The sharpness of that pain about her heart. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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  • disedge — dis·edge …   English syllables

  • disedge — dəs, (ˈ)dis+ transitive verb Etymology: dis (I) + edge (n.) : to deprive of an edge : blunt, dull …   Useful english dictionary

  • bate — Synonyms and related words: abate, ablate, abrade, abstract, alleviate, allow, attenuate, bar, be eaten away, blunt, charge off, close, consume, consume away, corrode, count out, crumble, curtail, cut, debar, decline, decrease, deduct, deliquesce …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blunt — Synonyms and related words: KO, abate, abrupt, affectless, aggressive, allay, alleviate, anesthetize, anesthetized, arctic, artless, assuage, attemper, attenuate, autistic, bank the fire, bate, bearish, beastly, bedaze, benumb, besot, bluff,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dull — Synonyms and related words: KO, Laodicean, Olympian, Quaker colored, Spartan, abate, abeyant, abrupt, achromatic, achromatize, achromic, acier, affectless, allay, alleviate, aloof, anemic, anesthetic, anesthetize, anesthetized, apathetic, appease …   Moby Thesaurus

  • repress — Synonyms and related words: arrest, asphyxiate, ban, bar, bate, beat down, black out, blunt, bottle up, break, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, castrate, censor, check, choke off, clamp down on, coerce, collect, compel, constrain, contain, control,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • take the edge off — Synonyms and related words: abate, allay, alleviate, appease, assuage, attemper, attenuate, bank the fire, bate, blunt, calm, chasten, conciliate, constrain, control, cool, cramp, cripple, damp, dampen, de emphasize, deaden, debilitate, defuse,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • turn — Synonyms and related words: Charybdis, Platonic form, Platonic idea, S curve, a thing for, aberrancy, aberration, about ship, about face, access, acciaccatura, accommodation, accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, act of grace, act… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • weaken — Synonyms and related words: abate, afflict, aggravate, allay, alleviate, assuage, attemper, attenuate, bank the fire, bate, beat, blunt, break, bugger, burn out, cave in, chasten, collapse, come apart, come unstuck, conk out, constrain, control,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dis|edge — «dihs EHJ», transitive verb, edged, edg|ing. to take the edge off; blunt; dull: »served a little to disedge the sharpness of that pain (Tennyson) …   Useful english dictionary

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