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To diminish in intensity or severity, especially gradually
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“The attention she gives him will certainly lessen once the baby is born.”
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To make or become less
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“They diminish our humanity and, for that reason, they lessen our capacity for God.”
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To decrease the value, character, or quality of
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To make less
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To cause damage to, or have a diminishing effect on
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To stop, hinder or impede the flow or progress of
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To apply business methodology to something in order to profit
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To belittle or express disapproval of
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To neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
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