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Synonyms for tone down

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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

How to pronounce tone down?

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How to say tone down in sign language?

  1. tonedown

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How to use tone down in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Ben Carson:

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

  3. Hugo Chavez-Rey:

    This hurts our efforts. I think people need to tone down the rhetoric.

  4. Ahn Chan-il:

    He wants to come across and brand himself as a leader who is modern and competent, rather than a descendant of his predecessors, and he wants to gradually tone down the idolization of the two late leaders as it goes against his agenda to brand the North as a normal state.

  5. Anthony Fauci:

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

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