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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To decrease in extent, volume, or scope.

Usage examples (34)
  • But one need to deescalate and reduce this tension.
  • Just expect this to pick up rather than deescalate, Wolf.
  • Just expect this to pick up rather than deescalate -- Wolf.
  • What you want to do is deescalate, depressurize that situation. for more
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