Perhaps the weekend respite from the jury box had lessened Fred's apprehension.
His anger lessened without him understanding why.
Molly offered her a food and water cube, both of which lessened the pain throbbing through her.
Dean's multiplication table of 44, the number of rented apartments, wasn't perfect, but that number times even a reasonable monthly rental lessened any sympathy he might have felt for the woman's financial plight.
Somehow, they lessened her pain again, as if the strange figure before her wrapped them in magic before placing them in her head.
I sincerely profess it much lessened my reverence as to that great council for he was very much hearkened unto."
As the non-privileged order increased in numbers, while the privileged order, as every exclusive hereditary body must do, lessened, the larger body gradually put on the character of the nation at large, while the smaller body put on the character of a nobility.
The low price of agriculturalproduce, beneficial though it might be to the general community, had lessened the ability of the land to bear the proportion of taxation which had heretofore been imposed upon it.
This gave rise to extensive alterations in their construction and decoration, which has much lessened their value as authentic memorials of the religious art of the 2nd and 3rd centuries.
The "Monitor" had the advantage of being able to out-manoeuvre her heavier and more unwieldy adversary; but the revolving turret made firing difficult and communications were none too good with the pilot house, the position of which on the forward deck lessened the range of the two turret-guns.
Age lessened the unattractiveness of his exterior.
If you went back in time and talked to these people, like Simonides, and you told them there would be a day in the future where you will have access to all the information in the world through books and the Internet but that the cost of this was a substantially lessened memory, I believe they would have said, No thank you.
He did not know that the brick buildings, built to plan, were being built by serfs whose manorial labor was thus increased, though lessened on paper.