What is the opposite of heightening?

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Noun
Opposite of an instance or period of increasing or expanding in amount, value or size
Noun
Opposite of an increase or improvement in quality, value, or extent
Noun
Opposite of the state of becoming worse or more serious
Noun
Opposite of an increase or rise, especially one to counteract a perceived discrepancy
Noun
Opposite of an example of improving or being improved
“The regression in his form began once he lost his dedication to training.”
Noun
Opposite of intensification
Noun
Opposite of the action of magnifying something or the process of being magnified
Noun
Opposite of the act of exaggerating or embellishing a statement or account
Verb
Opposite of present participle for make or become more intense
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to elevate to a higher place or position
Adjective
Opposite of becoming larger in size, degree or intensity
“There will be a point in the refurbishment process where the law of diminishing returns comes into play.”
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