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Synonyms for tone down

deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

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make less strong or intense

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Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia then asked Aguirre if Sereno wanted him to tone down the letter to 'gloss over' the fact that there is danger in Mindanao at the time the propriety of President Rodrigo Duterte placing the entire region under martial law was being argued.
Another fan posted: "Abbey Clancy trying to tone down her Scouse accent me thinks
Summary: MP Walid Jumblatt said rival political leaders needed to tone down their political rhetoric and engage in dialogue to prevent more violence from striking the country.
West is said to have even encouraged his girlfriend to tone down her make-up to be more like the fashionable royal.
Mumbai, September 28, 2011 (Frontier Star): After saying that Washington was losing patience with Pakistan for not acting on terror groups, the US is now trying to tone down its stance.
There's afterglow (yellow) to disguise dark circles and brighten skin; dewkist (green) to tone down redness; nude (light beige) to camouflage discolouration and sand (deep beige) to cover up blemishes.
tone down : to soften or blend in color, appearance, or sound <Can you tone down the music?
The model is back with boyfriend Jamie Hince after promising to tone down her wild ways.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe -- and his right-wing supporters -- should tone down the nationalist rhetoric and unambiguously apologize for imperial aggression during World War II in their bid to amend Japan's pacifist Constitution, a major U.
POLITICIAN Liz O'Donnell has revealed that she loves glitz and glamour - but has to tone down for the stuffy corridors of power.
Engineers also had to tone down the new engines torque performance--which now stands at 465 lb-ft.
As antigay evangelical Christians, with all of their hang-ups about sex and the body, have gained power in America, there have been calls by some gays and allies to tone down our sexual culture in a bid to get more people on our side.
Gunnery Sergeant Harvey Walden IV presents Fighting Fit, Fighting Fat, a solid DVD 60 minute, full color, exercise workout routine for all ages designed to tone down the stomach, arms, buttocks, and thighs and assist in weight loss.
Though a little tamer this year -- the Electronic Software Association sternly warned companies to tone down the provocative outfits of their scantily-clad ``booth babes'' -- there was still more than enough noise, explosions and light shows to keep fans occupied.
Montbertrand is able to take the tone down a notch to convincingly portray male characters, giving them all full personalities.