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temper, moderate, chasten
v. restrain

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soothe
v. cause to feel better; "the medicine soothes the pain of the inflammation"
assuage, palliate, alleviate, relieve
v. provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
turn down
v. take a downward direction; "The economy finally turned down after a long boom"
indurate, harden, inure
v. cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate; "He was inured to the cold"
mollify, season, temper
v. make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism"
toughen
v. make tough or tougher; "This experience will toughen her"
acclimatise, acclimate, acclimatize
v. get used to a certain climate; "They never acclimatized in Egypt"
get accustomed, adapt, adjust
v. adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"
lour, lower
v. set lower; "lower a rating"; "lower expectations"
mitigate
v. make less severe or harsh; "mitigating circumstances"
straiten
v. squeeze together
pacify
v. fight violence and try to establish peace in (a location); "The U.N. troops are working to pacify Bosnia"
abase, humble, chagrin, mortify, humiliate
v. cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
hold in, contain, restrain, moderate, curb, control
v. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"

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