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  • verbcalm, soothe
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Synonyms for softened

verb calm, soothe
  • abate
  • alleviate
  • cushion
  • diminish
  • dissolve
  • ease
  • lessen
  • lighten
  • lower
  • mellow
  • melt
  • mitigate
  • moderate
  • modify
  • relax
  • relent
  • temper
  • thaw
  • tone down
  • weaken
  • allay
  • appease
  • assuage
  • bend
  • disintegrate
  • enfeeble
  • give
  • knead
  • mash
  • moisten
  • mollify
  • palliate
  • qualify
  • quell
  • still
  • subdue
  • tenderize
  • yield
  • become tender
  • turn down

Antonyms for softened

  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • coagulate
  • compliment
  • enlarge
  • excite
  • extend
  • grow
  • heighten
  • incite
  • increase
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • magnify
  • praise
  • prolong
  • raise
  • rise
  • solidify
  • strengthen
  • upset
  • worsen
  • disturb
  • provoke
  • withhold
  • trouble
  • worry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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adjective. drab, lackluster in effect on senses

duller

adjective. drab, lackluster in effect on senses

euphemistic

adjective. polite

faint

adjective. having little effect on senses

fainter

adjective. having little effect on senses

low-key

adjective. subdued
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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