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English verb: cool off

1. cool off (emotion) become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation

SamplesAfter the fight both men need to cool off..
It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again..

Synonymscalm, calm down, chill out, cool it, settle down, simmer down

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)change state, turn

2. cool off (change) lose intensity

SamplesHis enthusiasm cooled considerably.

Synonymscool, cool down

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

3. cool off (emotion) feel less enamoured of something or somebody

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)experience, feel

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