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softened adj
1 toned down
2 being or made softer or less loud or clear; "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets" [syn: dull, muffled, muted]
3 (of light) not bright or glaring; "a softer diffused radiance" [syn: diffused]

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  1. Made soft.
  2. : aspirated.


  1. past of soften

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