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synonyms for dulling

  • decrease
  • diminish
  • dull
  • dwindle
  • ebb
  • recede
  • slacken
  • slow
  • subside
  • taper
  • taper off
  • wane
  • allay
  • coast
  • cool
  • decline
  • moderate
  • quell
  • reduce
  • subdue
  • unlax
  • chill out
  • cool it
  • go with the flow
  • hang easy
  • hang loose
  • lay back
  • let go
  • let it all hang out
  • let up
  • mellow out
  • take it easy

antonyms for dulling

MOST RELEVANT
  • advance
  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • forward
  • grow
  • increase
  • raise
  • rise
  • incite
  • win
  • amplify
  • enhance
  • intensify
  • magnify
  • prolong
  • revive
  • allow
  • encourage
  • help
  • let go
  • permit
  • release
  • start
  • communicate
  • talk
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How to use dulling in a sentence

When we did these exercises in person, our room would be full of energy and excitement, but when I’d drop into online conversations, they were typically more dull and distracted.
INNOVATION JUST ISN’T HAPPENING OVER ZOOMMATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
If there are noticeable signs of wear, such as missing chunks or a dull tip, that’s a sign the sponge should be thrown out.
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On the other hand, a simpler game with fewer pieces and rules may be easy to explain, but too dull to warrant repeating often, especially if it’s based on competitive rounds.
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This homogenization has also affected our habits as travelers and somewhat dulled our sense of curiosity.
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Exercise is a powerful analgesic, dulling the sensation of whatever pain you may be experiencing.
EXERCISE BLOCKS PAIN, BUT ONLY FOR BELIEVERSALEX HUTCHINSONDECEMBER 9, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Telling people that their suffering would be useful triggered the production of the body’s own version of opioids and cannabinoids to dull the pain.
EXERCISE BLOCKS PAIN, BUT ONLY FOR BELIEVERSALEX HUTCHINSONDECEMBER 9, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
As the final credits rolled on “Twin Mirror,” I was baffled, having witnessed five hours of an uneven, dull mystery that never finds its footing.
‘TWIN MIRROR’ IS A PALE REFLECTION OF DONTNOD’S PREVIOUS, STORY-RICH GAMESELISE FAVISDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I should merely be dulling your appetite, without satisfying your hunger.
DAISY ASHFORD: HER BOOKDAISY ASHFORD
At the instant came a vast grumbling, like underground 136 thunder, not loud apparently, yet dulling all other sounds.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
I suppose it is almost impossible for us to appreciate the effect of sin in clouding vision and dulling sympathy.
OUR LADY SAINT MARYJ. G. H. BARRY
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