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  adjectiv(is)ation
  adjoindre
  adjoint
  adjonction
  adjuvant
  adnominal
  adoucissement
adoucisseur
  adposition
  adresse1
  adresse2
  s'adresser à
  adstrat
  adverbal
  adverbe

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French

adoucisseur

Eng    downgrader, hedge, mitigator

nMS

Synonym(s): atténuateur1

Related term(s): atténuation, politesse

Domain: Pragmatics

Source(s): Charaudeau & Maingueneau 2002: 28-30; Fernandez 1994: 146 (adoucissant)


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downgrader
  downgrading
  downstep
  doxa
  drawl1
  drawl2
  drill
  drum
  dual
  dubitative
  dummy1
  dummy2
  dummy subject
  duration
  durative

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