weaken


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Synonyms for weaken

to lessen or deplete the nerve, energy, or strength of

to lessen the strength of by or as if by admixture

to moderate or change a position or course of action as a result of pressure

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Ek Vidhan, Ek Pradhan aur Ek Nishan" (one country, one Constitution, and one National Emblem) and their aim is only to weaken the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Yet given that failed economic policy led to this particular market-driven interest-rate hike, it is not clear whether the yen would strengthen or weaken.
It also needs to nurture, not weaken, authoritative Palestinian figures and institutions that would serve as alternatives to both Arafat and his inner circle on the one hand and the groups espousing violence on the other.
A consumer confidence survey showed that 60 per cent of people expected employment levels and the economy to weaken in the coming 12 months.
NFU Cymru deputy president Dai Davies said, ``Sterling has weakened against the euro by some 10% in the last four months and might weaken even further.
NFU milk chairman Terrig Morgan said: "Sterling has weakened against the euro by some 10pc in the last four months and might weaken even further.
A top Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lawmaker on Thursday called for the yen to weaken further to the 140 level against the dollar.
The bandilleros implanted in the bull's shoulder were there to weaken its shoulder muscles and madden it with pain.
The pro-226 forces wanted to weaken unions, which give overwhelmingly to Democrats, in order to bolster Republican candidates.
The industrial and scientific revolutions, by increasing human power and control over nature, have helped to weaken the psychological hold of religion.
86 in July, which suggests that economic activity may weaken further as higher inflation.
In June, the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) drafted regulations that violate the new law and weaken the soft money ban by creating loopholes.
The sects are a tragedy that is also manipulated politically to weaken the Church, but, at the same time, they are a challenge to us Catholics," Fr.
However, in June the vice foreign trade minister, Sun Zhenyu, stated if the yen continues to weaken, China would be under greater pressure to devalue.
While the IAPAC initiative has focused attention on a live-virus vaccine--that is, a vaccine that uses a version of HIV with some genetic elements of the virus deleted so as to weaken it--research using other types of vaccines has been going on for years.