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OTHER WORDS FROM dampendamp·en·er, nounun·damp·ened, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH dampendamp, dampen
Example sentences from the Web for dampen
Over the past six months, doctors have found that steroids, and in particular one called dexamethasone, can dampen these reactions.
It’s just what it sounds like – a battery built into the body of a car in a way that allows it to dampen stresses to the car’s frame.Tesla lays out path to an electric car cheap enough for most people|dzanemorris|September 23, 2020|Fortune
Stabilization is provided not just from the rigidity of the carbon support pole but also by its ability to dampen vibrations induced by your grip.Get More from Your Binoculars with This $100 Stick|Wes Siler|September 19, 2020|Outside Online
Studies show that semaglutide, the key ingredient in Ozempic, “dampens systemic inflammation” in people with diabetes and obesity, Thomsen said.Weight loss and obesity drugs could help fight COVID-19, Novo Nordisk says|kdunn6|September 4, 2020|Fortune
The ice also helps dampen the impacts of intense winter storms and flooding on coastal communities, he adds.Bering Sea winter ice shrank to its lowest level in 5,500 years in 2018|Carolyn Gramling|September 3, 2020|Science News
The heat makes beads of sweat run down your armpits and traverse your hips before dampening your drawers.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, Bernanke complained that fiscal policy was dampening growth.
If you think the pill is dampening your sex drive, it might be time to end your relationship with oral contraceptives.
The market for new houses turned down sharply last month, dampening hopes for a rapid recovery.
The visitors, seeing how distressed the General was, by tacit consent avoided the subject, but everyone felt the dampening effect.Uncanny Tales|Various
"All right," said Betty, with a lack of enthusiasm that fell with a dampening effect upon Mollie's ears.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
The rain came on just then and perhaps assisted in dampening their ardour.The Escape of a Princess Pat|George Pearson
Those at work dampening and ironing—peculiar processes both.
It may be a deadly, dampening chill checking the fire that is naturally in the truth.Quiet Talks with World Winners|S. D. Gordon