To soften in temper, resolution, etc.; become less severe, stern, or stubborn
To preside over:
Mince is defined as to divide or cut into tiny pieces, or to walk or speak in a restrained or dainty way.
To fail to fulfill; cancel:
To make or become weak or weaker
To dampen is defined as to make something a little bit wet, or to reduce or make weaker.
The definition of assuage is to fulfill the needs of.
To make or become moist
Intentional and premeditated, of an act performed with prior planning; with full consideration and thoroughly, as in “with all deliberate speed.”
To deprive of strength; make feeble.
To reduce in standing or respect.
(Grammar) To modify the meaning of (a noun, for example).
To modify by the addition of a moderating element; moderate:
To palliate is to make something less painful or unpleasant, or to calm fears.
To limit or reduce slightly; moderate
The definition of mellow is to calm down or to cause someone to calm down.
(Archaic) To reduce the rigidity of; soften.
To cause frozen things (such as earth, snow, ice) to melt, soften, or dissolve. Specifically by gradual warming.
To make less intense or prominent; reduce or tone down:
To reduce in intensity; slacken:
To calm or soothe (a feeling, such as anger).
(Biochemistry) To act on a receptor (for example) as an activator, an inhibitor, or both.
Mitigate is defined as to make something less severe, less harsh or less painful.
The definition of melt is to turn from a solid to liquid as a result of exposure to heat.
To mitigate or lessen.
To alleviate; assuage:
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
To calm means to soothe and pacify someone to make him free of stress, or to become free of stress yourself.
To relax or make an exception to:
To perform for an audience:
To disintegrate is defined as to break apart and fall to pieces.
To make a transition between shots in a cinematic work using a superimposition in which the first shot fades out while the second shot gradually appears.
To mollify; appease
To stop from being angry; appease; pacify; mollify
To calm or soothe as by stroking
To regain or try to regain (friendship or goodwill) by pleasant behavior.
(Obsolete, UK, dialect) To broach or enter upon; to taste, as a liquor; to divide; to distribute; to deal out.
To turn off the sound of.
To make or become slower; slow down:
To make unfeeling, unsympathetic, or callous:
To engage in or encounter:
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
(Intransitive) To grow strong or stronger.
To excite to anger; provoke; annoy; exasperate
To trouble is to cause pain, distress or worry.
To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
To cause loss of animation or life in, from lack of heat; to give the sensation of cold to; to chill.
To make or become stiff or stiffer.
To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
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