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water sth down

phrasal verb with water     /ˈwɔːtər/ verb
DRINK
to add water to a drink, especially an alcoholic drinkBecoming and making less strongAlcohol - general words
MAKE WEAKER
to make a plan or idea less extreme, usually so that people will accept itBecoming and making less strong
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