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Verbs (11)

deaden
v. convert (metallic mercury) into a grey powder consisting of minute globules, as by shaking with chalk or fatty oil
blunt, deaden
v. make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"
deaden
v. become lifeless, less lively, intense, or active; lose life, force, or vigor
damp, deaden, dampen
v. make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"
deaden
v. lessen the momentum or velocity of; "deaden a ship's headway"
deaden
v. make vapid or deprive of spirit; "deadened wine"
deaden, girdle
v. cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients; "girdle the plant"

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Fuzzynyms (38)

put to sleep
v. help someone go to bed; "Mother put the baby to sleep"
put to sleep
v. help someone go to bed; "Mother put the baby to sleep"
petrify
v. cause to become stonelike or stiff or dazed and stunned; "The horror petrified his feelings"; "Fear petrified her thinking"
break
v. weaken or destroy in spirit or body; "His resistance was broken"; "a man broken by the terrible experience of near-death"
break
v. crack; of the male voice in puberty; "his voice is breaking--he should no longer sing in the choir"
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"
break, interrupt
v. terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty"
fail
v. get worse; "Her health is declining"
belittle, diminish
v. lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues"
jimmy, lever, prize, prise, pry
v. to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
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"

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wake up, arouse, rouse, waken, wake, awaken
v. cause to become awake or conscious; "He was roused by the drunken men in the street"; "Please wake me at 6 AM."
invigorate, quicken
v. give life or energy to; "The cold water invigorated him"
invigorate, quicken
v. give life or energy to; "The cold water invigorated him"

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