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  • 181 shake up — Synonyms and related words: abate, accelerate, accuse, action, ad hoc measure, agitate, anathematize, anathemize, animadvert on, answer, arouse, arraign, artifice, attenuate, awake, awaken, beat, beat up, blame, blunt, call to account, cast blame …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 182 slacken — Synonyms and related words: abate, allay, alleviate, anesthetize, appease, arrest, assuage, attemper, attenuate, backpedal, backwater, bank the fire, bate, benumb, block, blunt, bog down, bottle up, brake, chasten, check, clip the wings, come… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 183 slow down — Synonyms and related words: abate, allay, alleviate, arrest, assuage, attemper, backpedal, backwater, bank the fire, block, blunt, bog down, boycott, brake, bridle, chasten, check, clip the wings, confine, constrain, contain, control, cool, cool… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 184 slur over — Synonyms and related words: allow for, becloud, befog, blanket, blind, blink, blink at, camouflage, carefully ignore, cloak, cloud, cold shoulder, color, conceal, cover, cover up, curtain, cut a corner, cut corners, diminish, dip into, discount,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 185 smother — Synonyms and related words: OD, abate, allay, alleviate, asphyxiate, assuage, attemper, bake, bank the fire, be in heat, be killed, beat, black out, blanket, blaze, bloom, blow out, blunt, boil, bottle up, box, broil, burke, burn, case, censor,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 186 soft pedal — Synonyms and related words: allow for, baffle, choke, choke off, color, cushion, damp, dampen, deaden, deafen, diminish, dull, dumbfound, ease, extenuate, gag, gloss over, hush, hush hush, ignore, lessen, make allowance for, mince, mitigate,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 187 soften — Synonyms and related words: abate, absorb the shock, adjust to, affect, agree, allay, alleviate, allow for, alter, anesthetize, appease, assent, assuage, attemper, baffle, bank the fire, benumb, blunt, blur, box in, break the fall, castrate,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 188 soften up — Synonyms and related words: abate, affect, attenuate, beleaguer, bend, beset, besiege, bias, blarney, blockade, blunt, butter, butter up, color, cramp, cripple, cushion, damp, dampen, deaden, debilitate, devitalize, dispose, dull, ease, encircle …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 189 stifle — Synonyms and related words: abate, allay, alleviate, asphyxiate, assuage, attemper, bake, bank the fire, bar, barricade, be in heat, black out, blaze, block, block up, blockade, bloom, blow out, blunt, boil, bolt, bottle up, broil, burke, burn,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 190 subdue — Synonyms and related words: abate, allay, alleviate, anesthetize, appease, asphyxiate, assuage, attemper, baffle, bank the fire, bear down, beat down, bend, benumb, blunt, bottle up, break, break down, bridle, bring low, bring to terms, calm,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 191 suppress — 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,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 192 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

  • 193 tame — 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,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 194 temper — 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 …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 195 thin — Synonyms and related words: Lenten, Sanforize, Sanforized, Spartan, a bit thick, a bit thin, abate, abrade, abstemious, abstract, absurd, acute, adulterate, adulterated, airy, ankle deep, argute, ascetic, atomic, attenuate, attenuated, austere,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 196 tone 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,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 197 tune 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 …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 198 undermine — Synonyms and related words: abate, answer, answer conclusively, argue down, attenuate, blunt, bugger up, confound, confute, contradict, controvert, cramp, cripple, crush, damage, damp, dampen, dash, deaden, debilitate, defeat, demolish, deny,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 199 underplay — 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 …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 200 unman — Synonyms and related words: abase, abate, affright, alarm, attenuate, beat down, bend, blunt, break, break down, bring low, bring to terms, browbeat, bulldoze, bully, castrate, clamp down on, coerce, compel, conquer, cow, cramp, cripple, crush,… …

    Moby Thesaurus