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Present participle for to reduce the strength or intensity of
“The abject disappointment of not being able to scare the neighbors with early morning firecrackers would put a damper on our spirits.”
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Present participle for to take the pleasure or enjoyment out of
“Widespread looting in the capital would put a damper on the jubilation of a liberated people.”
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Present participle for to cause unease in one's mental state
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Present participle for to deprive of emotional or intellectual life, energy or vitality
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Present participle for to prevent (hopes or expectations) from being realized
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Present participle for to spoil or be the one bad feature of
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Present participle for to steal the limelight from
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Present participle for to have a severely detrimental effect on
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