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  1. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone downverb

    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, tameverb

    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. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Stock market mehyam is not trending today because agencies have not been paid money to create an environment of panic in public. Whenever stock market deep fall does not trend on twitter and youtubers keep silence or tone down on it, you can be sure that market will fall further

  2. Craig Floyd:

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

  3. Hugo Chavez-Rey:

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

  4. Ben Carson:

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

  5. 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.

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