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  • 1 dulled — adjective 1. having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure (Freq. 4) the mind of the audience is becoming dulled the benumbed intellectual faculties can no longer respond • Syn: ↑benumbed • Similar to: ↑uninterested …

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  • 2 dulled — un·dulled; …

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  • 3 dulled — dÊŒl v. blunt, lessen, moderate, dim, cloud adj. boring; blunt, not sharp; gloomy, somber; stupid, not intelligent; not shiny …

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  • 4 dimmed dulled grayed — Colorless Col or*less, a. 1. Without color; not distinguished by any hue; transparent; as, colorless water; a colorless gas. Note: [Narrower terms: {ashen, bloodless, livid, lurid, pale, pallid, pasty, wan, waxen}; {neutral}; {white}] [Also See:… …

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  • 5 dampened his enthusiasm — dulled or lessened his excitement …

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  • 6 dull — I UK [dʌl] / US adjective Word forms dull : adjective dull comparative duller superlative dullest ** 1) boring, or not interesting Life in a small village can be very dull. a dull lecture 2) a) not bright or shiny hair that looks dull and… …

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  • 7 dull — [[t]dʌ̱l[/t]] duller, dullest, dulls, dulling, dulled 1) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone or something as dull, you mean they are not interesting or exciting. They are both nice people but can be rather dull... I felt she found me …

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  • 8 dull — 1. adjective 1) a dull novel Syn: uninteresting, boring, tedious, monotonous, unrelieved, unvaried, unimaginative, uneventful; characterless, featureless, colorless, lifeless, insipid, unexciting, uninspiring, unstimulating …

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  • 9 Dull — Dull, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Duller}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dulling}.] 1. To deprive of sharpness of edge or point. This . . . dulled their swords. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To make dull, stupid …

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  • 10 Duller — Dull Dull, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Duller}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dulling}.] 1. To deprive of sharpness of edge or point. This . . . dulled their swords. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To make dull,… …

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  • 11 Dulling — Dull Dull, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Duller}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dulling}.] 1. To deprive of sharpness of edge or point. This . . . dulled their swords. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To make dull,… …

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  • 12 jaded — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. weary, surfeited, blasé, dulled. See weariness. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Exhausted] Syn. spent, fatigued, worn out, wearied; see bored , tired . 2. [Satiated] Syn. dulled, blunted, surfeited; see… …

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  • 13 dull — dull1 S3 [dʌl] adj comparative duller superlative dullest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(boring)¦ 2¦(colour/light)¦ 3¦(weather)¦ 4¦(pain)¦ 5¦(sound)¦ 6¦(knife/blade)¦ 7¦(not intelligent)¦ 8¦(trade)¦ …

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  • 14 dull — dull1 [ dʌl ] adjective ** ▸ 1 boring ▸ 2 not bright/shiny ▸ 3 not able to react ▸ 4 weak and continuous ▸ 5 low and not clear ▸ 6 not intelligent ▸ 7 not sharp ▸ 8 not busy ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) boring or not interesting: a dull lecture Life in a… …

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  • 15 Chant des Partisans — The Chant des Partisans was the most popular song of the Free French during World War II. The piece was written and put to melody in London in 1943 after Anna Marly heard a Russian song that provided her with inspiration. Joseph Kessel and… …

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  • 16 Spur — A spur is a metal tool designed to be worn in pairs on the heels of riding boots for the purpose of directing a horse to move forward or laterally while riding. It is usually used to refine the riding aids (commands) and to back up the natural… …

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  • 17 Brilliant (diamond cut) — A brilliant is a diamond or other gemstone, cut in a particular form with numerous facets so as to have especial brilliancy. The shape resembles that of a cone and is meant to maximize light return through the top of the diamond.Even with modern… …

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  • 18 Diamond cut — This article is about diamond cut styles. For a broader discussion of decorative diamonds, see Diamond (gemstone). Part of a series on Diamonds Material …

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  • 19 obtuse — [16] The etymological meaning of obtuse is ‘beaten down, blunted’. It comes from Latin obtūsus, the past participle of obtundere, a compound verb formed from the prefix ob ‘against’ and tundere ‘beat’ (source of English contusion and related to… …

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  • 20 dull — adj 1. unintelligent, witless, slow witted, dull witted; stolid, obtuse, crass, Boeotian, bovine, blockish, lumpish; dense, thick headed, Inf. thick, slow, stupid, Brit., Australian Inf. dill, Scot, and North Eng. dowf; backward, doltish, Sl.… …

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