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minify, lessen, decrease
v. make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
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assuage, palliate, alleviate, relieve
v. provide physical relief, as from pain; "This pill will relieve your headaches"
v. improve; change for the better; "New slipcovers will help the old living room furniture"
ease, comfort
v. lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs"
fall, lessen, diminish, decrease
v. decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
rarefy, attenuate
v. weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)
lessen, subside
v. wear off or die down; "The pain subsided"
cut back, curb, curtail, restrict
v. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
discolorise, discolourise, discolorize, decolourise, decolorise, decolourize, decolorize, decolour, decolor, bleach out, bleach
v. remove color from; "The sun bleached the red shirt"
cut short, curtail, clip
v. terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"
unbend, relax
v. make less taut; "relax the tension on the rope"
remit, slacken
v. make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
v. decrease in phase; "the moon is waning"
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v. make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
exasperate, exacerbate, aggravate, worsen
v. make worse; "This drug aggravates the pain"
blow up, magnify, enlarge
v. make large; "blow up an image"
manifold, multiply
v. combine or increase by multiplication; "He managed to multiply his profits"
v. increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value; "inflate the currency"
v. make the chemically affected part of (a negative) denser or more opaque in order produce a stronger contrast between light and dark
v. give a boost to; be beneficial to; "The tax cut will boost the economy"
rise, heighten
v. become more extreme; "The tension heightened"
v. develop further; "We are advancing technology every day"
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
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