Its excitement was not lessened when he recognized Hamish Channing.
And yet, since Peppina had been on the island the peace of the life there had been lessened.
His reluctance, his sense of fear, were lessened, nearly died away.
The heat did not seem to have lessened much with the going down of the sun.
"I think Mr. Parasyte's conduct has lessened it," said Vallington.