take the edge off

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Definition of take the edge off

: to make (something) weaker or less severe a medication that takes the edge off the pain A glass of milk will take the edge off your hunger/appetite.

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“Take the edge off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20the%20edge%20off. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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