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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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Another fan posted: "Abbey Clancy trying to tone down her Scouse accent me thinks
BEIRUT: 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.
A source said: "Kanye urged Kim to tone down her make-up and style her hair in a more conservative style, like Kate.
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.
Sometimes, though, to tone down the partying, some local bishops tried to institute fast days, especially just after the New Year, to stamp out pagan practice.
Sakamoto's stoic refusal to tone down his pro-imperial rhetoric and calls for systemic change finally forced the ruling shogunate to cede to his calls.
They are lively and in good taste and very popular and there is no question we would ask them to tone down their routines.
And of course, Bush insists that they need not tone down their religiosity while doing it.