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watered-down

[waw-terd-doun, wot-erd-] /ˈwɔ tərdˈdaʊn, ˈwɒt ərd-/
adjective
1.
made weaker or less effective from or as from dilution with water:
a watered-down cocktail; Spectators saw a watered-down version of the famous opera.
Origin of watered-down
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900
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