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Definition of dam up:

(adj) : being in a state between dry and wet; moderately wet; moist; pertaining to or affected by noxious vapours; dejected, stupified
"o'erspread with a damp sweat and holy fear - Dryden"
(n) : moisture; humidity; fog; fogginess; vapor; dejection; depression; cloud of the mind
"night . . . with black air Accompanied, with damps and dreadful gloom. - Milton"
(v) : to dampen; to render damp; to moisten; to make humid, or moderately wet; as, to damp cloth; to put out, as fire; to depress or deject; to deaden; to cloud; to check or restrain, as action or vigor; to make dull; to weaken; to discourage
"to damp your tender hopes - Akenside"
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Definition of dam up:

(adj) : being in a state between dry and wet; moderately wet; moist; pertaining to or affected by noxious vapours; dejected, stupified
"o'erspread with a damp sweat and holy fear - Dryden"
(n) : moisture; humidity; fog; fogginess; vapor; dejection; depression; cloud of the mind
"night . . . with black air Accompanied, with damps and dreadful gloom. - Milton"
(v) : to dampen; to render damp; to moisten; to make humid, or moderately wet; as, to damp cloth; to put out, as fire; to depress or deject; to deaden; to cloud; to check or restrain, as action or vigor; to make dull; to weaken; to discourage
"to damp your tender hopes - Akenside"

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