Dampen

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British pronunciation/dˈæmpən/
American pronunciation/ˈdæmpən/
to dampen
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to make something slightly wet or moist

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to reduce or decrease the strength, force, or enthusiasm of something

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lessen in force or effect

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04

check; keep in check (a fire)

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make vague or obscure or make (an image) less visible

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reduce the amplitude (of oscillations or waves)

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deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

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The chef dampened the dough with a sprinkle of water.
She dampened the cloth before wiping the surface.
She dampened the sponge before cleaning the spills.
They dampened the soil before planting the seeds.
He dampened his hair with water before styling it.
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