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Definitions of lessen:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To grow smaller; to become less important.

part of speech: verb

To diminish; to reduce; to become less.

part of speech: verb transitive

To make smaller; reduce; to disparage.

part of speech: verb transitive

To make less, in any sense: to weaken: to degrade.

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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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