Increase and Weaken


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Increase verb – To make greater in size, amount, or number.
Weaken is an antonym for increase in topics: decrease, add or grow.
Nearby Words: increased, increasing, increment, increasingly, incremental
Antonyms for Increase


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Weaken verb – To diminish the physical strength of.
Increase is an antonym for weaken in topics: strengthen, reduce the strength of.
Nearby Words: weak, weakness, weakening
Antonyms for Weaken
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Common collocations

power increase power weaken power
force increase force weaken force
strength increase strength weaken strength
attack increase attack weaken attack
Other nouns: effect, time, numbers, powers, abilities.

Both words in one sentence

  • All other Qliphort Pendulum monsters either increase the ATK of your Qliphorts or weaken your opponent's monsters.
  • This is attributed to the lack of testosterone, which has been shown to weaken the immune system and increase risk of heart disease.
  • Video Game / Naferia's Reign: Invasion of the Dark Mistress Some items and conditions can temporarily increase or decrease the strength of each character's jump, such as the "Jump Boots" or "Vitamin X" for increasing height, and being damaged to under 25% of your HP [or worse, less than 10% HP] will weaken your jump strength.
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