dampen[ dam-puh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF dampen
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Not that the thought did anything to dampen the fear which made him weak and dizzy.
All the young men were on fire and it was out of the question to dampen their ardour.
He was a child of sunshine, and nothing seemed to dampen the ardor of his spirits.
Dampen the hair with soft water at the toilet, and do not use oil.
But this did not in the least dampen the ardor of this hot-blooded Virginian.
When it is finished, dampen it and let it remain on the form until it dries.
But all her "cold water" failed to dampen the spirits of the girls.
The doctor's fever was at its very worst, but that did not dampen my hopes.
There was but one thing to dampen their ardor, but one thing had been overlooked.
It was a sight to dampen the ardour of stouter hunters than this band of boys.