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Definition of 'de-escalate'


  1. diminish in size, scope, or intensity; "The war of words between them de-escalated with time"
  2. reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of; "de-escalate a crisis"
       Synonyms: weaken step down
       Antonyms: escalate intensify step up

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