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  Definition of damp
  1. a slight wetness
  2. lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall"
  3. make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible; "muffle the message"
  4. restrain or discourage; "the sudden bad news damped the joyous atmosphere"
  5. deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
  6. slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist breeze"; "eyes moist with tears"
Similar Words: dampness, moistness, dampen, soften, weaken, break, deaden, muffle, mute, dull, tone down, dampish, moist

 

Hyponyms: dankness, clamminess, deafen, dampen, deaden

 

Derivational Morphology: weakener, damper, muffler, mute, silencer

 

 
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