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Word: damp

damp
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  • noun a slight wetness
    Synonyms

    dampness, moistness

  • verb deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
  • verb restrain or discourage
    Examples
    • the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere
  • verb make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible
    Synonyms

    dampen, deaden

    Examples
    • muffle the message
  • verb lessen in force or effect
    Synonyms

    break, dampen, soften, weaken

    Examples
    • soften a shock
    • break a fall
  • adj slightly wet
    Synonyms

    dampish, moist

    Examples
    • clothes damp with perspiration
    • a moist breeze
    • eyes moist with tears
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010