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Past tense for to attempt to persuade without being obvious about it, by understating a position so the listener takes the good points as obvious
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“It would do nothing about climate change and would embrace but soft-pedal and rebrand social conservatism.”
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Past tense for to influence someone who was furious to the point that he or she becomes content or at least no longer irate
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Past tense for to diminish or weaken the striking characteristics of
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Past tense for to disregard as unimportant or insignificant
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Past tense for to diminish in intensity or severity, especially gradually
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Past tense for to provide comfort or assuagement to
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Past tense for to stifle or suppress a quality or characteristic
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Past tense for to keep secret or cover the truth of
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Not conspicuous
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