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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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