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Present participle for to make slightly wet
“Just this morning, rain would fall to dampen the ground.”
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Present participle for to make less strong or intense
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“While it doesn't dampen the pain, it diverts her attention and takes enough of the edge off so that she can rest.”
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Present participle for to deprive of emotional or intellectual life, energy or vitality
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“A string of rejections would ultimately dampen his desire to become a professional musician.”
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Present participle for to put a damper on one's mood or enthusiasm
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Present participle for to limit or restrict
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Present participle for to extinguish (a fire) by covering it
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Present participle for to frustrate or foil, especially the hopes or expectations of someone
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Present participle for prevent the occurrence of
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That causes discouragement
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Adjective
Causing a loss of force, vitality, or enthusiasm
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