German translation of 'tone down'
transitive verb separableSee also tone
(literal, figurative) abmildern
[colour also] abschwächen
[criticism also, language, demands] mäßigen
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Somebody needed some plastic surgery to tone down their facial features.A TASTE OF REALITY
She was such a flamboyant personality that she'd have had an awful struggle trying to tone down her handwriting.SOMETHING IN THE WATER
Malone tried to tone down the pity in his voice: `I don't think he'll be back at all, Mrs Malloy.MURDER SONG
She checked her complexion, feathering in the edges of her eye make-up and dabbing her lips on a tissue to tone down the gloss.COMPULSION
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