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adjective as in reduced

adjective as in shorter

adjective as in watered


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That could lessen the demand, and the price, for him and make a team lucky to cash in on his evident potential.

One common concern among Oregonians who voted against decriminalization was that lessening criminal penalties would endanger children.

Faulconer and police officials have said they offer help including shelter beds before cracking down, and that they have increased opportunities to lessen the burden of that enforcement or help homeless San Diegans avoid it altogether.

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They have scrutinized data and modeled scenarios to address how best to balance saving the lives of the most vulnerable against stopping the spread of the virus, and doing so in a way that will lessen health inequities.

While fighting has lessened, Ukrainian soldiers continue to die in the country's southeast.

“The headaches and body aches seemed lessened,” Kevin says of his experience.

By Thursday night the shelling and Grad strikes had lessened.

None of it has lessened my belief in Zionism or the imperative of Israel as a home and sanctuary for Jews.

The quartet noticed that island activity lessened that autumn (Japan surrendered on August 15) but refused to acknowledge defeat.

I need scarcely say that time has not lessened the desire in this county especially to do him justice.

In addition to this, the increased power of the engine lessened the first cost by at least one-half.

He felt inclined to believe it, but while it soothed his torn and throbbing pride, it by no means lessened his apprehension.

Towards morning the pain had lessened, and, as he slept, he seemed much less feverish than they could have ventured to expect.

It is a great question whether the immorality of these islanders has been lessened by French civilization.

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On this page you'll find 189 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lessened, such as: drained, reduced, vacant, weakened, bare, and collapsed.

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