Thesaurus / attenuate


The Department of Education did this broad survey on prevention programs attempting to attenuate youth substance and crime and aspects like that.POLICYMAKING IS NOT A SCIENCE (YET) (EP. 405 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 25, 2021FREAKONOMICS
The future role of the national agencies will be attenuated—becoming more akin to an airport rather than to an airline.IF ALIENS EXIST, HERE’S HOW WE’LL FIND THEM - ISSUE 97: WONDERMARTIN REES & MARIO LIVIOFEBRUARY 24, 2021NAUTILUS
Her flowing dress of white brocade made no attempt to compress, to sustain or to attenuate.TANTEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
But before she could attenuate in any way the crudity of her collapse he gave an impatient jerk which took him to the window.WHAT MAISIE KNEWHENRY JAMES
The next day he added: "I am still sore vexed about Sherman, but Chenery did his best to attenuate the mischief."GREAT BRITAIN AND THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAREPHRAIM DOUGLASS ADAMS
Nevertheless, I had risen to make this answer, the ill grace of which I strove to attenuate by the courteousness of my attitude.LED ASTRAY AND THE SPHINXOCTAVE FEUILLET
Involucre globular; the imbricated scales coriaceous and appressed at base, attenuate to long stiff points with hooked tips.THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Involucre simple, of several erect lanceolate attenuate equal scales.THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Capsule cylindrical-oblong, attenuate upward and bearing the slightly lobed sessile stigma, loculicidal, many-seeded.THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
There is no stalk, the body being fixed by the attenuate posterior end.MARINE PROTOZOA FROM WOODS HOLEGARY N. CALKINS


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