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sphacelate, necrose, mortify, gangrene
v. undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed"
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"
mortify
v. practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
cricify, subdue, mortify
v. hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites"; "mortify the flesh"

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modify
v. make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
subdue, subordinate
v. make subordinate, dependent, or subservient; "Our wishes have to be subordinated to that of our ruler"
temper, moderate, chasten
v. restrain
cheapen, degrade
v. lower the grade of something; reduce its worth
devastate
v. overwhelm or overpower; "He was devastated by his grief when his son died"
turn down
v. take a downward direction; "The economy finally turned down after a long boom"
modulate
v. vary the frequency, amplitude, phase, or other characteristic of (electromagnetic waves)
belittle, diminish
v. lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues"
lour, lower
v. set lower; "lower a rating"; "lower expectations"
deny
v. refuse to accept or believe; "He denied his fatal illness"
gibe, barrack, flout, scoff, jeer
v. laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
poke fun, make fun, jest at, laugh at, blackguard, rib, guy, roast, ridicule
v. subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"
take in, have, take, ingest, consume
v. serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
quench
v. cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid; "quench steel"
discompose, discomfit, disconcert, untune, upset
v. cause to lose one's composure
consternate
v. fill with anxiety, dread, dismay, or confusion; "After the terrorist attack, people look consternated"
abash, embarrass
v. cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
shame
v. cause to be ashamed
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"
attaint, dishonour, shame, disgrace, dishonor
v. bring shame or dishonor upon; "he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime"
misaddress, misdirect
v. put a wrong address on; "misdirect the letter"

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