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Thesaurus / take the sting out
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  • as inlessen
  • as inlull
  • as inassuage
  • as insmooth
  • as insoothe
  • as inallay
  • as inalleviate

synonyms for take the sting out

  • abate
  • curtail
  • decrease
  • dilute
  • diminish
  • dwindle
  • ease
  • erode
  • impair
  • lighten
  • minimize
  • mitigate
  • narrow
  • shrink
  • slacken
  • taper off
  • weaken
  • abridge
  • amputate
  • attenuate
  • clip
  • close
  • contract
  • crop
  • cut
  • de-escalate
  • decline
  • degrade
  • downsize
  • drain
  • minify
  • moderate
  • soft-pedal
  • taper
  • thin
  • truncate
  • become smaller
  • cut back
  • die down
  • grow less
  • roll back
  • slack up
  • slow down
  • take the bite out
  • take the edge off
  • wind down
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antonyms for take the sting out

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  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • lengthen
  • prolong
  • strengthen
  • worsen
  • go up
  • rise
  • stretch
  • raise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO TAKE THE STING OUT

  • abate
  • alleviate
  • assuage
  • calm
  • compose
  • cool out
  • decrease
  • ease
  • lessen
  • lighten
  • make nice
  • mitigate
  • moderate
  • mollify
  • pacify
  • play up to
  • pour oil on
  • quiet
  • square
  • take the bite out
  • take the sting out
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.