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cheapener

An extender in paint; not necessarily cheap; more expensive extenders may be used to provide such properties as hardness, wearability, gloss control, and improved brushability.
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To say it cheapens boxing is a complete and utter load of nonsense.
Its charm and uniqueness have been cheapened. Similarly in Solihull the Touchwood Centre has ruined the character of the town.
Gay and lesbian couples getting married doesn't cheapen marriage.
So if it doesn't cheapen the game, if it's done in a tasteful way that fans like, then I think it is very much worth testing all kinds of things that will allow, at certain key moments in time - not throughout the game because you can't run this like a Monopoly board - fan input and a direct relationship with the manager to make certain decisions at isolated moments in time.
I fear that it would cheapen the kitchen's appearance.
To the degree PowerPoint or any technology serves to cheapen education, I share your concern.
We cheapen intelligence by asking only what it will buy for our children, and not how rich it will make them.
Commenting in Slouching Toward Gomorrah (1996) on Robert Mapplethorpe's NBA-funded "homo-erotic photos," Bork wrote, "To complain about the source of the dollars is to cheapen a moral position.
The wi 2-year yield is 1 bp higher at 1.525% as risk on and Tuesday's 2-year auction cheapen the note.
Threats of a revolutionary government 'cheapen the gallantry and sacrifices' of the country's heroes, the Liberal Party (LP) said on Thursday.
He obviously realised the drink driving charge, the nether flashing and the sex tape would cheapen the image without the risks of major surgery.
The Christian Institute, which advises the government on social policy, believes the programme will cheapen the spirit of Christmas.