dampen

词性:vt. vi.
音标: /'dæmpən/
释义:缓冲,减缓,使(情绪)减退,抑制(活动),泼冷水;使…沮丧;使…稍微潮湿

Raising interest rates might dampen the economy.
提高利率可能会抑制经济发展。

The spring dampens the shock of the impact.
弹簧减缓碰撞造成的震动。

Dampen the soil a little before you put the seed in.
播种前先松松土。

It’s damp in the basement.
地下室很潮湿。

dampen sb’s enthusiasm

dampen sb’s spirits

Doesn’t this gang war dampenthe city’s plans for the two hundred anniversary festival?


I don’t wanna dampen the mood at all, but since we picked up Rincon… We gotta send someone down.


But nothing is going to dampen the spirit of this holiday crowd, l can tell you that.


You may have figured out a way to dampen my speed