Correct spelling: lessens
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Examples of usage for lessens:
The penalties suffered by him and his family are grave enough, but because he has not full possession of his faculties he is unpunctual, wastes material, disobeys instructions, endangers others' lives, decreases the product of his trade and of his employer, lessens the profits of both, depresses wages, increases insurance and business risks. "Civics and Health" , William H. Allen.
To be sure, he is sixty years old, which lessens the attraction. "Monsieur Cherami" , Charles Paul de Kock.
My lessens about life are all my own, now." "Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" , Steven Sills.
Quotes for lessens:
Acquaintance lessens fame. - Claudius
The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of their difference. - Audre Lorde
Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts. - Clare Boothe Luce
Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation. - Samuel Richardson
But every day I tell my story, and be comfortable with my story and be comfortable with what I've done, and what I did, and how I am today, it lessens the likelihood it will ever happen. - Lawrence Taylor
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