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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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(https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/15/wall-street-sees-chance-that-trump-takes-action-to-weaken-the-dollar.html) Randol, however, believes it's not likely the administration will go as far as to intentionally weaken the dollar.
He said: "It was PDP chief Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, who brought the Women's Rights Bill and Transfer of Property Bill in the Assembly to weaken the constitution of the state.
The Egyptian pound weakened on Tuesday to its lowest point against the dollar since July 2005, trading as low as 5.7740 to the U.S.
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.
The ICM poll found 65 per cent of people believe the monarchy will be left weakened by the marriage, up from 49 per cent six weeks ago, when the wedding was announced.
"The House of Representatives kowtowed to the highway lobby and weakened fundamental environmental laws," said FOE official Colin Peppard.
The Bush Administration is expected to revive the so-called "Clear Skies" initiative that would substantially weaken public health and environmental protections under the 1990 Clean Air Act, while doing nothing about global warming.
Various nutrients were found to weaken the muscles of some people while strengthening the muscles of others.
ECONOMIC conditions are expected to weaken over the next year despite a lift in consumer confidence, a survey revealed yesterday.
These culprits creep in and weaken the cable until it's no longer useable or safe.
Chris Slevin, press secretary of the Washington, D.C.-based public interest organization Public Citizen, assesses Chilean environmental laws as not strong to begin with, and agrees with Waskow that there are no assurances that Chile won't weaken its own laws.
Not only does Silverman's failure to consider recent work in Irish social history weaken her argument, it also greatly weakens her text.
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.