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make less strong or intense

thin by adding water to

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Any plans to water down the Freedom of Information Act would badly affect our ability to not only hold the UK government to account, but also the Welsh Government too.
MOVES to water down the Freedom of Information Act would have a detrimental impact on public services in North Wales, a Lib Dem AM has warned.
While a spokeswoman for Stockton Council said one premises had been found to water down vodka in the past three years.
EUROPEAN Union (EU) agriculture Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel came out fighting today--attacking politicians who want to water down her proposed root-and-branch reforms for the EU's stagnating wine sector.
Assuming the pipelines that carry water down from Northern California or from the east of us are not broken, the reason we don't have water after a large earthquake is because we have no electricity to run the pumping stations.
The multi-material sandwich tolerates higher and lower temperatures than other die-plate materials, CDL says, allowing melt at up to 650 F to flow through the die holes and colder water down to 34 F to contact the cutting surface without polymer freeze-off.
1 primary defeated several candidates for the Kansas State Board of Education who wanted to water down the teaching of evolution, returning the board to moderate hands.
He was ahead of his time in appreciating that you did not need to water down what yon believed in order to find unity.
Although you personally may choose to water down your curses (heck
CSPI will continue to oppose anyone and every-one who tries to deceive consumers, market junk foods and unsafe additives, or water down or turn back food-safety protections.
Rather than water down our beliefs--the approach of the last 30-odd years--why not stand up, rejoice and sing the praises of Jesus loudly and clearly?
Historic Old Pulteney distillery in Wick pours millions of litres of hot water down the drain each year.