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decrease

  

      vb  
1    to diminish or cause to diminish in size, number, strength, etc.  
      n  
2    the act or process of diminishing; reduction  
3    the amount by which something has been diminished  
     (C14: from Old French descreistre, from Latin decrescere to grow less, from de- + crescere to grow)  
  decreasingly      adv  
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exp.
be consumed by an emotion; experience an intense feeling
be beside oneself with joy/ grief/ anger etc.
exp.
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
v.
utter a soliloquy ; talk to oneself
exp.
have a great time; enjoy oneself
exp.
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
exp.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
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