make+less

  • 1 make less — index decrease, deduct (reduce), diminish, minimize, moderate (temper), reduce Burton s Legal Thesauru …

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  • 2 make less concentrated — index dilute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 make less confusing — index elucidate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 make less extreme — index commute, modify (moderate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 make less friendly — index disaffect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 make less harsh — index commute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7 make less important — index demote Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 make less intense — index commute, modify (moderate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 9 make less rigorous — index commute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 make less rough — index commute Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 make less serious — index extenuate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 make less severe — index commute, mitigate, modify (moderate), palliate (abate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 make less violent — index obtund, remit (relax) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 less — less·est; less·ness; let·ter·less; li·cense·less; lid·less; life·less; life·less·ly; life·less·ness; light·less; light·less·ness; limb·less; lime·less; lim·it·less; line·less; lint·less; lip·less; list·less; list·less·ly; list·less·ness;… …

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  • 15 less — adj Less, Lesser, smaller, fewer are comparable terms that approach each other in meaning but are not synonyms and are rarely interchangeable. Less means not as much, especially in degree, value, or amount, and its opposite is usually more. It… …

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  • 16 make — make; make·bate; make·ham s; make·less; trans·make; un·make; make·shift; re·make; make·shift·ness; make·shifty; …

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  • 17 less|en — «LEHS uhn», intransitive verb. to grow less or apparently less; diminish: »The fever lessened during the night. –v.t. 1. to make less, especially in size; decrease; shrink. 2. to represent as less; minimize; belittle: »to lessen the achievements… …

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  • 18 Less — Less, v. t. To make less; to lessen. [Obs.] Gower. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 make a dent in — {v. phr.}, {informal} To make less by a very small amount; reduce slightly. Usually used in the negative or with such qualifying words as hardly or barely . * /John shoveled and shoveled, but he didn t seem to make a dent in the pile of sand./ *… …

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  • 20 make a dent in — {v. phr.}, {informal} To make less by a very small amount; reduce slightly. Usually used in the negative or with such qualifying words as hardly or barely . * /John shoveled and shoveled, but he didn t seem to make a dent in the pile of sand./ *… …

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