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  1. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down(verb)

    deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

    Synonyms:
    muffle, wash, stifle, mute, pall, numb, moderate, moisten, weaken, benumb, repress, break, soften, dull, smother, blunt, deaden, damp, dampen, tame, strangle

  2. tone down, moderate, tame(verb)

    make less strong or intense; soften

    "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"

    Synonyms:
    lead, temper, muffle, mince, hold in, tame, cultivate, mute, domesticize, naturalise, control, chair, moderate, hold, reclaim, naturalize, check, domesticate, soften, domesticise, damp, dampen, chasten, curb, dull, subdue, contain

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  1. tone down

    Synonyms:
    subdue, moderate, soften

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How to use tone down in a sentence?

  1. Craig Floyd:

    Enough is enough, we need to tone down the rhetoric and rally in support of law enforcement and against lawlessness.

  2. Ben Carson:

    I think both sides should tone down their rhetoric and engage in civil discussion.

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    No one is going to want to tone down things when you see what's going on in a place like New York City.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    Obviously, no one is going to want to tone down things when you see things going on like in New York City.

  5. Jo Lines:

    We can't keep replacing insecticides every (few) years forever, in the long run we need an exit from this arms race. Either that, or we need to tone down the (insecticide) coverage.

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