to take the edge off

  • 1 take the edge off something — phrase to make a strong feeling less strong Aspirin will usually take the edge off the pain. The thought briefly took the edge off her enjoyment. Thesaurus: to become, or to make something weakersynonym Main entry: edge * * * take the ˈedge off… …

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  • 2 take the edge off — 1. To make less unpleasant or difficult 2. To weaken or diminish • • • Main Entry: ↑edge * * * reduce the intensity or effect of (something unpleasant or severe) the tablets will take the edge off the pain * * * take the edge off : to make… …

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  • 3 take\ the\ edge\ off — • take the edge off • take off the edge v. phr. To lessen, weaken, soften or make dull. Eating a candy bar before dinner has taken the edge off Becky s appetite. Bob was sorry for hurting Tom and that took the edge off Tom s anger. A headache… …

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  • 4 take the edge off something — take the edge off (something) to make something unpleasant have less of an effect on someone. Have an apple. It ll take the edge off your hunger for a while. His apology took the edge off her anger …

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  • 5 take the edge off — (something) to make something unpleasant have less of an effect on someone. Have an apple. It ll take the edge off your hunger for a while. His apology took the edge off her anger …

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  • 6 take the edge off — To reduce the effect of something, usually something unpleasant …

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  • 7 take the edge off — index obtund Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 take the edge off something — to make a strong feeling less strong Aspirin will usually take the edge off the pain. The thought briefly took the edge off her enjoyment …

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  • 9 take the edge off — lessen, weaken, soften We had a drink of hot chocolate in order to take the edge off the cold weather …

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  • 10 take the edge off — also[take off the edge] {v. phr.} To lessen, weaken, soften or make dull. * /Eating a candy bar before dinner has taken the edge off Becky s appetite./ * /Bob was sorry for hurting Tom and that took the edge off Tom s anger./ * /A headache took… …

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  • 11 take the edge off — also[take off the edge] {v. phr.} To lessen, weaken, soften or make dull. * /Eating a candy bar before dinner has taken the edge off Becky s appetite./ * /Bob was sorry for hurting Tom and that took the edge off Tom s anger./ * /A headache took… …

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  • 12 take the edge off — Synonyms and related words: abate, allay, alleviate, appease, assuage, attemper, attenuate, bank the fire, bate, blunt, calm, chasten, conciliate, constrain, control, cool, cramp, cripple, damp, dampen, de emphasize, deaden, debilitate, defuse,… …

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  • 13 take the edge off — remove a thorn from , remove a pointed part from …

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  • 14 Something to Take the Edge Off — Infobox Album | Name = Something to Take the Edge Off Type = Album Artist = Doug Stanhope Released = August 4, 2000 Genre = Comedy Length = 56:21 Label = Stand Up! Records Reviews = * Amazon.com Rating|5|5 [http://www.amazon.com/dp/customer… …

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  • 15 take\ off\ the\ edge — • take the edge off • take off the edge v. phr. To lessen, weaken, soften or make dull. Eating a candy bar before dinner has taken the edge off Becky s appetite. Bob was sorry for hurting Tom and that took the edge off Tom s anger. A headache… …

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  • 16 take off the edge — See: TAKE THE EDGE OFF …

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  • 17 take off the edge — See: TAKE THE EDGE OFF …

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  • 18 The Edge of Night — Original main title (1956–1967) Also known as Edge of Night Genre Soap opera Created by Irving Vendig …

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  • 19 The Sing-Off — (The Sing Off) Genre Reality television Format Interactive Presented by Nick Lachey Judges Ben Folds Shawn Stockman …

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  • 20 The Edge Chronicles Twig Saga — Infobox VG| title = The Edge Chronicles Twig Saga publisher = Random House genre = Fantasy Adventure ratings = Random House: Pre Teen (PT)There are nine books (but ten planned) in The Edge Chronicles that revolve around three central characters:… …

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