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cool off

[OED, to diminish intensity of emotion] v. phr. to calm a person down: You try to cool off those two girls (after a boating accident) (Eleu.).

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Last update: 2011-01-29 03:09
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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