Minimize and Tone down


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Minimize verb – To express scornfully one's low opinion of.
Tone down and minimize are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tone down" instead a verb "Minimize".
Nearby Words: minimise, minimum, minimal, minimization, minimizing
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Tone down

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Tone down verb – Make less strong or intense; soften.
Minimize and tone down are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Minimize" instead a verb "Tone down".
Synonyms for Tone down
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