Part of speech:
Making or implying threats:
Not easily borne; oppressive:
the act of causing something to move to a lower level
To lessen the activity or force of something; weaken.
To stare with sullen anger; scowl
(Intransitive) To have a frown on one's face.
To increase the number of electrons of (an atom, element, or ion)
To lessen the price or value of:
To lower in public estimation; debase or degrade:
To undergo a slight, usually temporary decline
To become smaller or less.
(Intransitive) To pass from the more general or important to the particular or less important matters to be considered.
To reduce to a lower grade; lower in rank
(Geology) To reduce in altitude or magnitude, as hills and mountains; to wear down.
To become or cause to become less, smaller, etc.; diminish
To become less in amount, degree, force, etc.; diminish
To become smaller or less prominent, as swelling.
To go under or as if under water.
To become weaker, quieter, or less forceful:
To affect, influence, or express with a scowl or scowls
To turn off the sound of.
To become less
The definition of humiliate is to hurt someone's pride or to cause someone to feel extremely embarrassed.
To make humble or lowly in mind; to abase the pride or arrogance of; to reduce the self-sufficiency of; to make meek and submissive; -- often used reflexively.
To become less in amount or degree:
To become lower or less, as temperatures, prices, etc.
To reduce in esteem or rank.
To refuse or fail to pay (a check, draft, bill of exchange, etc.)
(Electricity) To connect (an electric circuit) to a ground.
To debase; humble:
To clip, lop, cut, etc.
To reduce drastically
To cut with or as if with shears:
To reduce or diminish (costs, etc.) gradually
To cut or bite off the tops or ends of:
To cut or cut off with shears or scissors
To reduce abruptly or by a large amount:
To plan (mischief, trouble, etc.); plot; scheme
To stir up; instigate:
To rise or increase in quantity or degree; intensify.
(Intransitive) To increase in value or standing.
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
Compliment means to give praise.
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
Just about; almost; nearly:
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