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Adjective
That falls or fall
Adjective
That lessens the seriousness of something by providing an excuse
Adjective
Causing the reduction or diminution of something
Noun
Reduction or decrease
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The act of disparaging or belittling
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The act of abridging
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The process of becoming smaller
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A statement or assertion that makes another less absolute
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In a period of decrease or decline
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“The attention she gives him will certainly lessen once the baby is born.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to decrease the value, character, or quality of
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Present participle for to make less
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Present participle for to shorten in duration or extent
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Present participle for to have a diminishing effect on
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Present participle for to apply business methodology to something in order to profit
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(of colors) Present participle for to render pale or less bright
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Present participle for to neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
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Present participle for to rot or cause to rot
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