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Textual thesaurus for "dampen"

(verb) wash, moisten

make moist

The dew moistened the meadows


(verb) weaken, break, soften, damp

lessen in force or effect

soften a shock; break a fall


(verb) damp, deaden

make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

muffle the message


(verb) stifle

smother or suppress

Stifle your curiosity


(verb) tone down, dull, damp, muffle, mute

deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping