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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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"We continue to seek to deescalate issues arising since the lawful detention of Grace 1," a spokesman for the Gibraltar government said.
He said the country is actively taking steps to deescalate the situation.
"Pakistan's Prime Minister's call for dialogue must be reciprocated, time to deescalate before it's too late," the PPP chairman added.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged India and Pakistan on Wednesday to take steps to deescalate tensions, according to his Spokesman Stephane Dujarric.
Summary: Islamabad (Pakistan), Feb 19 (ANI): Amid growing tension between India and Pakistan after the Pulwama terror attack, Saudi Arabia on Monday said its main objective is to "deescalate tension" between the neighbouring countries and it hopes that Delhi and Islamabad would resolve the dispute peacefully.
'My mission, generally, was to deescalate the tension in the shoal.
we are building a force like nobody's ever seen before." "Perhaps the world can deescalate, with China, Russia...maybe the world can somewhat deescalate.
Trump's comments on Twitter reversed the White House's pledge just one day earlier to seek to "deescalate" the feud in which Saudi Arabia and other Mideast countries have formally cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of financing extremists and supporting Iran.
Ronald Mercado, the Philippine Navy chief, said a code of conduct would 'deescalate the situation' in the South China Sea.
have agreed to seek common grounds to deescalate tensions and implement necessary reforms, having in mind that Ukrainians themselves should decide their future, RT reported several hours ago.