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Synonyms for dulles

Noun

1. Dulles, John Foster Dulles
usage: United States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959)

Verb

1. dull, change, alter, modify
usage: make dull in appearance; "Age had dulled the surface"
2. dull, change
usage: become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness; "the varnished table top dulled with time"
3. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down, soften
usage: deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
4. numb, benumb, blunt, dull, desensitize, desensitise
usage: make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"
5. dull, blunt, change, alter, modify
usage: make dull or blunt; "Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge"
6. pall, dull, change
usage: become less interesting or attractive
7. dull, weaken
usage: make less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel"
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