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lessen

Overview of verb lessen

1. decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper")

2. decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")

3. subside, lessen -- (wear off or die down; "The pain subsided")



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