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damp down

1 (v + adv) (partly) extinguish
TRANSITIVEcoigil verb  c m ushe damps down the fire at night coiglíonn sí an tine san oíche
INTRANSITIVEfiremen remained damping down d'fhan fir dhóiteáin ansin ag coigilt an dóiteáin, d'fhan fir dhóiteáin ansin ag cur uisce ar an dóiteán
2 (v + adv) tone down, reduce TRANSITIVEmaolaigh verb  c m ulaghdaigh verb  c m ushe damped down the anger chuir sí srian leis an bhfearg, bhuail sí cos ar a cuid feirge → see damp