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  • 181suppress — Synonyms and related words: abate, absorb the shock, allay, alleviate, annihilate, arrest, asphyxiate, assuage, attemper, ban, bank the fire, bar, beat down, bend, black out, block, blunt, bottle up, break, break down, break the fall, bring low,… …

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  • 182take 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,… …

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  • 183take to task — Synonyms and related words: accuse, admonish, allege, arraign, article, book, bring accusation, bring charges, bring to account, bring to book, call to account, castigate, charge, chasten, chastise, chide, cite, complain, correct, deal with,… …

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  • 184tame — Synonyms and related words: abate, abeyant, acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accustom, adapt, adjust, allay, alleviate, amenable, apathetic, assuage, attemper, bank the fire, bed, bed down, biddable, bland, blunt, boring, break, break in,… …

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  • 185temper — Synonyms and related words: Irish, abate, adjust, adjust to, allay, alleviate, alter, anger, animus, anneal, appease, aptitude, assuage, atmosphere, attain majority, attemper, attribute, aura, bad temper, balance, bank the fire, be tough, beef up …

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  • 186tone down — Synonyms and related words: abate, achromatize, allay, alleviate, assuage, atone, attemper, attune, baffle, bank the fire, blanch, bleach, blunt, chasten, chord, constrain, control, cushion, damp, dampen, de emphasize, deaden, deafen, decolor,… …

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  • 187tune down — Synonyms and related words: abate, abridge, allay, alleviate, assuage, attemper, bank the fire, blunt, chasten, compress, constrain, control, curtail, cushion, cut, cut back, cut down, damp, dampen, de emphasize, deaden, decrease, deduct, deflate …

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  • 188underplay — Synonyms and related words: abate, allay, alleviate, assuage, attemper, bank the fire, bedwarf, belittle, blunt, chasten, constrain, control, damp, dampen, de emphasize, deaden, deprecate, depreciate, detract from, diminish, downplay, dull, dwarf …

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  • 189visit upon — Synonyms and related words: bring, bring to account, bring to book, bring upon, call to account, castigate, chasten, chastise, correct, deal with, discipline, do to, inflict, inflict upon, masthead, penalize, pillory, punish, settle with, square… …

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  • 190vituperate — Synonyms and related words: abuse, asperse, assail, attack, bark at, bawl out, berate, betongue, blacken, blackguard, blame, call names, calumniate, castigate, censure, chasten, chew out, chide, condemn, curse, cuss out, damn, decry, denounce,… …

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  • 191weaken — 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,… …

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  • 192clǽnsian — wv/t2 to cleanse, purify, chasten; clear out, purge; w.a. and g. justify, clear oneself …

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  • 193geclǽnsian — wv/t2 to cleanse, purify, chasten; clear out, purge; w.a. and g. justify, clear oneself …

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  • 194nierwan — nierwan1 wv/t1b to confine, constrain, repress; beset, rebuke, chasten, blame, threaten …

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  • 195nierwian — nierwian1 wv/t2 to confine, constrain, repress; beset, rebuke, chasten, blame, threaten …

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  • 196þréagan — þréagan1 wv/t1b to rebuke, reprove, reproach, chastise, correct, punish; to punish one who deserves punishment, to chastise by way of discipline, with a view to amend, to chasten, correct; threaten, menace; of undeserved punishment, attack,… …

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  • 197correct — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. improve, rectify, [set] right, remedy, repair, amend, reform, better; edit, mark; reprove, punish, chastise, discipline; counteract, neutralize. See improvement, punishment. adj. right, regular,… …

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  • 198humble — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. lowly, unassuming, modest (see humility); poor, obscure, paltry, mean. v. t. abase, shame, humiliate. See modesty, obscurity, piety. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Meek] Syn. lowly, submissive, gentle,… …

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  • 199humiliate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. shame, degrade, debase, demean; humble (see humility). See disrepute. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. debase, chasten, mortify, make a fool of, put to shame, humble, degrade, denigrate, crush, shame,… …

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  • 200moderation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Keeping within limits Nouns 1. moderation, moderateness, temperance, continence, temperateness, gentleness; self restraint, self control, asceticism, abstinence; teetotalism, soberness, sobriety; quiet,… …

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