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blunt, deaden
v. make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"
blunt
v. make less sharp; "blunt the knives"
blunt
v. make less intense; "blunted emotions"
blunt, dull
v. make dull or blunt; "Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge"
dull, blunt, benumb, numb
v. make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"
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stark, crude, blunt
adj. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"
tactless, undiplomatic, blunt
adj. (impolitic)
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put to sleep
v. help someone go to bed; "Mother put the baby to sleep"
assuage, palliate, alleviate, relieve
v. provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
blunt, deaden
v. make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"
petrify
v. cause to become stonelike or stiff or dazed and stunned; "The horror petrified his feelings"; "Fear petrified her thinking"
paralyse, paralyze
v. make powerless and unable to function; "The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation"
paralyse, paralyze
v. make powerless and unable to function; "The bureaucracy paralyzes the entire operation"
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
freeze
v. cause to freeze; "Freeze the leftover food"
deaden
v. make vapid or deprive of spirit; "deadened wine"
belittle, diminish
v. lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues"
belittle, diminish
v. lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues"
belittle, diminish
v. lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues"
quench
v. cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid; "quench steel"
blunt, dull
v. make dull or blunt; "Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge"
jolt
v. disturb (someone's) composure; "The audience was jolted by the play"
dull, blunt, benumb, numb
v. make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"
dull, blunt, benumb, numb
v. make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"
unsharpened
adj. not sharpened
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dulled, blunted
adj. made dull or blunt
mild
adj. moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism"
inexpedient, unwise
adj. not appropriate to the purpose
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invigorate, quicken
v. give life or energy to; "The cold water invigorated him"
gear up, set up, set, ready, prepare, fix
v. make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
sharpen
v. make sharp or sharper; "sharpen the knives"
whet
v. sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone
gloss
v. give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing
sensitise, sensitize
v. cause to sense; make sensitive; "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine"
sharp
adj. having or made by a thin edge or sharp point; suitable for cutting or piercing; "a sharp knife"; "a pencil with a sharp point"
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