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Overview of noun dulles

The noun dulles has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Dulles, John Foster Dulles

(United States diplomat who (as Secretary of State) pursued a policy of opposition to the USSR by providing aid to American allies (1888-1959))


Overview of verb dull

The verb dull has 7 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) dull

(make dull in appearance; "Age had dulled the surface")

2. (1) dull

(become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness; "the varnished table top dulled with time")

3. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down

(deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping)

4. numb, benumb, blunt, dull

(make numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses")

5. dull, blunt

(make dull or blunt; "Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge")

6. pall, dull

(become less interesting or attractive)

7. dull

(make less lively or vigorous; "Middle age dulled her appetite for travel")

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