de-escalate

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Synonyms for de-escalate

diminish in size, scope, or intensity

reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

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The crisis in Ukraine needs to be de-escalated rather than escalation, he said.
The tension de-escalated last week after a meeting of the DGMOs (Director General of Military Operations) from both sides.
The alert, which was declared as a precautionary measure, was de-escalated to an unusual event 5:05 a.
In response to a question regarding violence in Gaza Strip, the Official Spokesperson of MEA, Syed Akbaruddin said: " It is imperative that the situation be de-escalated urgently as the region is already undergoing turmoil.