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Word: tone down

tone down
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  • verb deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
    Synonyms

    damp, dampen, dull, muffle, mute

  • verb make less strong or intense; soften
    Synonyms

    moderate, tame

    Examples
    • Tone down that aggressive letter
    • The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010