What is the opposite of heighten?

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Opposite of make or become more intense
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Opposite of to elevate to a higher place or position
more ❯
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Opposite of to make worse or more severe
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Opposite of to strengthen or reaffirm in rank or position
“His latest traffic transgression would undermine his clean driving record.”
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(of a feeling or problem) Opposite of to become worse or more intense
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Opposite of to physically move from a lower to a higher place or position
“After executing the movement, lower the bar back slowly to its original position.”
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Opposite of to make more strict or stringent
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Opposite of to add, or act as, a supplemental and amelioratory element to
“Each book that appears about her panoply of lovers serves to contrast with the fact that, although of course, it was not his wife, he was only ever in love with one woman.”
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