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de·fus·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deactivation, defusingnoun

    the act of deactivating or making ineffective (as a bomb)

    Synonyms:
    inactivation, deactivation

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  1. List of paraphrases for "defusing":

    diffusing, easing

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How to use defusing in a sentence?

  1. Barron Brooks:

    No sense in defusing a bomb once it’s already gone off.

  2. Georgy Margvelashvili:

    Unfortunately, instead of defusing the situation, the statement made today by the head of the government has added tension to an already difficult situation, i call on everyone to refrain from taking any drastic steps and to rein in their emotions.


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