Word of the Week: Attenuate

CliffsNotes September 16, 2015


Word: attenuate (v)

Meaning: to weaken

Synonyms: diminish, decrease, lessen

1. Even though my dog peed on the carpet, my love for him didn’t attenuate.

2. Your muscles will attenuate if you don't exercise.

3. The foundation of the building will attenuate with every earthquake.

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