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dumbs down

verb
present tense third-person singular of dumb down

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as in oversimplifies

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“Dumbs down.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dumbs%20down. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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