dampeners

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plural of dampener
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To make damp or moist; to make slightly wet
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To become damp; to deaden
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To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen

Pregnant women are 20 times as likely as other healthy young women to contract listeriosis, probably because in pregnancy the immune system is dampened to prevent rejection of the fetus.

dampener
A device that moistens or dampens something
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{f} make damp, moisten, wet; become damp; moderate, depress, discourage, dull; diminish vigor, deaden; soundproof
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To dampen something such as someone's enthusiasm or excitement means to make it less lively or intense. Nothing seems to dampen his perpetual enthusiasm To dampen something down means the same as to dampen it. Although unemployment rose last month, this is unlikely to dampen down wage demands The economy overheated and the Government used to interest rates to dampen it down
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make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"
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lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall" check; keep in check (a fire) make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message" reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)
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reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)
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deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
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check; keep in check (a fire) make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"
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If you dampen something, you make it slightly wet. She took the time to dampen a washcloth and do her face
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check; keep in check (a fire)
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lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall"
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make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows"
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smother or suppress; "Stifle your curiosity"
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To put a dampener on something means the same as to put a damper on it. Boy, did this woman know how to put a dampener on your day
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a device that dampens or moistens something; "he used a dampener to moisten the shirts before he ironed them
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{i} someone or something that dampens; device which moistens fabric
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