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English definition of “blunt”

blunt

verb [T]     /blʌnt/
to make something less sharp Sharp and blunt to make a feeling less strong : My recent bad experience has rather blunted my enthusiasm for travel .Becoming and making less strong
(Definition of blunt verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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