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ratchet (down)

verb
variants: also rachet (down)

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to grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually
  • news stories about the kidnapping will ratchet down as the weeks go by

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“Ratchet (down).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ratchet%20%28down%29. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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