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lessen: Prefix, Suffix and Derived words

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    n - noun
    v - verb
    a - adjective
    r - adverb
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lessen - Suffix

  • lesseneda v

    lessened

    • adjective satellite impaired by diminution
      vitiated; diminished; weakened.
    • verb decrease in size, extent, or range
      diminish; fall; decrease; lessen.
      • The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
      • The cabin pressure fell dramatically
      • her weight fell to under a hundred pounds
      • his voice fell to a whisper

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  • lesseningv n

    lessening

    • noun a change downward
      drop-off; decrease.
      • there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
      • there was a sharp drop-off in sales
    • verb decrease in size, extent, or range
      diminish; fall; decrease; lessen.
      • The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
      • The cabin pressure fell dramatically
      • her weight fell to under a hundred pounds
      • his voice fell to a whisper

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  • lessensv

    lessen

    • verb decrease in size, extent, or range
      diminish; fall; decrease.
      • The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
      • The cabin pressure fell dramatically
      • her weight fell to under a hundred pounds
      • his voice fell to a whisper
    • verb make smaller
      minify; decrease.
      • He decreased his staff

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