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Another word for dampen

  1. To make moist

      1. Covered or soaked with a liquid, such as water:
      2. Not yet dry or firm:
      3. Stored in or prepared with water or other liquids.
      1. To cleanse, using water or other liquid, usually with soap, detergent, or bleach, by immersing, dipping, rubbing, or scrubbing:
      2. To soak, rinse out, and remove (dirt or stain) with water or other liquid:
      3. To make moist or wet; drench:
      1. To make or become moist.
      1. To take a bath.
      2. To go into the water for swimming or other recreation.
      3. To become immersed in or as if in liquid.
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  2. To decrease or dull the sound of

Another word for dampen

  1. To wet

      1. A clear, colorless, odorless, and tasteless liquid, H2 O, essential for most plant and animal life and the most widely used of all solvents. Freezing point 0°C (32°F); boiling point 100°C (212°F); specific gravity (4°C) 1.0000; weight per gallon (15°C) 8.338 pounds (3.782 kilograms).
      2. Any of various forms of water:
      3. Naturally occurring mineral water, as at a spa.
      1. To make or become moist.
      1. To scatter in drops or particles:
      2. To scatter drops or particles on:
      3. To intersperse with something as if by scattering:
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  2. To discourage