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  adjectif exclamatif
  adjectif gradable
  adjectif transitif
  adjectival1
  adjectival2
  adjectivé
  adjectiv(is)ateur
  adjectiv(is)ation
  adjoindre
  adjoint
  adjonction
  adjuvant
  adnominal
  adoucissement
adoucisseur

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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)


English word list

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  double cross
  double-base transformation
  double-compound
  double-object construction
  doublet
  doubling
  downdrift
downgrader
  downgrading
  downstep
  doxa
  drawl1
  drawl2
  drill
  drum

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