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Crossword Answers

3 letters

Droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

The outward flow of the tide

Deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our strength"

4 letters

Causing to become limp or drooping

Deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

Hoop that covers a wheel; "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"

5 letters

Become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"

An escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"

Make less active or intense

Used of a knife or other blade; not sharp; "a blunt instrument"

ALLAY Surinder Sobti
Lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"

CRAMP Surinder Sobti
A clamp for holding pieces of wood together while they are glued

DECAY Surinder Sobti
Fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay"

DRAIN Surinder Sobti
Emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it

DROOP Surinder Sobti
Droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

FAINT Surinder Sobti
Lacking strength or vigor; "damning with faint praise"; "faint resistance"; "feeble efforts"; "a feeble voice"

GRUEL Surinder Sobti
A thin porridge (usually oatmeal or cornmeal)

LAYUP Surinder Sobti
Disable or confine, as with an illness; "She was laid up with pneumonia for six weeks"

QUEER Surinder Sobti
Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; "a curious hybrid accent"; "her speech has a funny twang"; "they have some funny ideas about war"; "had an odd name"; "the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves"; "something definitely queer about this town"; "what a rum fellow"; "singular behavior"

RELAX Surinder Sobti
Cause to feel relaxed; "A hot bath always relaxes me"

REMIT Surinder Sobti
(law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court)

SHAKE Surinder Sobti
Undermine or cause to waver; "my faith has been shaken"; "The bad news shook her hopes"

SLACK Surinder Sobti
A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

SOBER Surinder Sobti
Dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"

SPIKE Surinder Sobti
Sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes; "spikes provide greater traction"

TAPER Surinder Sobti
Stick of wax with a wick in the middle

TRAIL Surinder Sobti
Evidence pointing to a possible solution; "the police are following a promising lead"; "the trail led straight to the perpetrator"

UNFIT Surinder Sobti
Not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service"

UNMAN Surinder Sobti
Cause to lose one's nerve; "an unmanning experience"

UPEND Surinder Sobti
Set, turn, or stand on end; "upend the box and empty the contents"

UPSET Surinder Sobti
An improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"

USEUP Surinder Sobti
Require (time or space); "It took three hours to get to work this morning"; "This event occupied a very short time"

WASTE Surinder Sobti
Useless or profitless activity; using or expending or consuming thoughtlessly or carelessly; "if the effort brings no compensating gain it is a waste"; "mindless dissipation of natural resources"

WATER Surinder Sobti
Liquid excretory product; "there was blood in his urine"; "the child had to make water"

WEARY Surinder Sobti
Exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"

WRECK Surinder Sobti
A ship that has been destroyed at sea

YIELD Surinder Sobti
Production of a certain amount

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BUGGER Surinder Sobti
Someone who engages in anal copulation (especially a male who engages in anal copulation with another male)

CAVEIN Surinder Sobti
The sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it

DAMAGE Surinder Sobti
Any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right

DEADEN Surinder Sobti
Make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation; "Terror blunted her feelings"; "deaden a sound"

DEBASE Surinder Sobti
Lower in value by increasing the base-metal content

FAGOUT Surinder Sobti
Exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"

GOSOFT Surinder Sobti

HARASS Surinder Sobti
Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

INJURE Surinder Sobti
Cause damage or affect negatively; "Our business was hurt by the new competition"

KIBOSH Surinder Sobti
Stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"

LAYLOW Surinder Sobti

LESSEN Surinder Sobti
Decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"

LOOSEN Surinder Sobti
Become loose or looser or less tight; "The noose loosened"; "the rope relaxed"

PEGOUT Surinder Sobti

RAREFY Surinder Sobti
Weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)

RATTLE Surinder Sobti
Loosely connected horny sections at the end of a rattlesnake's tail

REDUCE Surinder Sobti
Take off weight

ROTUND Surinder Sobti
Excessively fat; "a weighty man"

SHRINK Surinder Sobti
A physician who specializes in psychiatry

SICKEN Surinder Sobti
Cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; "The pornographic pictures sickened us"

STIFLE Surinder Sobti
Joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee

SUBDUE Surinder Sobti
Correct by punishment or discipline

TEMPER Surinder Sobti
The elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking

TUCKER Surinder Sobti
A sewer who tucks

WEAKEN Surinder Sobti
Reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of; "de-escalate a crisis"

WEARON Surinder Sobti
Pass slowly (of time); "The day wore on"

WITHER Surinder Sobti
Wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"

WORSEN Surinder Sobti
Grow worse; "Conditions in the slum worsened"

Make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"

Corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor"

Check; keep in check (a fire)

Make soft or softer; "This liquid will soften your laundry"

Give in, as to influence or pressure

7 letters

Descend into or as if into some soft substance or place; "He sank into bed"; "She subsided into the chair"

Cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"

8 letters

Reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of; "de-escalate a crisis"

A deliberate act of destruction or disruption in which equipment is damaged

(sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; "cuts do not bother a good tennis player"

Make pale or sickly; "alcohol etiolates your skin"

Lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"

Make weak; "Life in the camp drained him"

Disturb the composure of

9 letters

Hollow out as if making a cave or opening; "The river was caving the banks"

Weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)

10 letters


Act in opposition to

Remove the testicles of a male animal

Make weak; "Life in the camp drained him"

11 letters

(military) a tunnel dug to defeat similar activities by the enemy


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