Dull and Tone down

Dull

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Dull verb – To reduce or weaken in strength or feeling.
Usage example: the aspirin dulled his headache and he was soon feeling better

Tone down is a synonym for dull in lessen topic. In some cases you can use "Tone down" instead a verb "Dull", when it comes to topics like dumb.
Nearby Words: dullness, dulling, dulled, dully, dullish
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Tone down

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Tone down verb – Deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping.
Dull is a synonym for tone down in dumb topic. You can use "Dull" instead a verb "Tone down".
Synonyms for Tone down

Both terms in one sentence

  • Series / Star Trek: Voyager Dull Surprise: Garrett Wang claims that the cast was constantly being given direction to tone down their performances, with Rick Berman telling him it was because it made the aliens seem more human.
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