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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tamp.


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  • I’m drying my cheeks with scented tamps, that is how moving this song is… so without further ado…

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  • Even so, Tuesday's milestones highlight the grim new reality for U.S. banks: slow economic growth that tamps down loan demand, low interest rates that pressure investment returns, volatile markets that inhibit risk-taking and tighter regulation that adds to bulging costs—not to mention a rising wave of populist, antibank sentiment.

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  • A slower rate of inflation tamps down expectations the Reserve Bank of Australia will increase key interest rates at its next meeting, leading the Australian dollar to shed more than 1.6% against the greenback.

    Fed Expectations Lift Dollar

  • Spending time with a BFF tamps down the "fight-or-flight" stress hormones and helps a woman's body create serotonin, which is the feel good brain neurotransmitter that keeps depression at bay and mood even.

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  • I listen, not with the growing sense of terror I had anticipated, but with a dullness that tamps down all possibility of visceral response.

    Between Expectations

  • A lot of CEOs I hear from will say, boy, we'd like you to get health care settled one way or another, but they will acknowledge that when they open up their latest invoice for their premiums and they find out that those premiums have gone up 20 percent or 25 percent, that's the kind of uncertainty that also tamps down business investment.

    Unannounced Press Briefing Appearence on Jobs and Heath Care

  • Mr. Jackson tamps the cigarette into an ashtray on the desk.


  • This means: Oxytocin tamps down activity in a part of the brain that's linked to depression and stress.

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  • It is oxytocin that normalizes our thought patterns, tamps down brain-damaging responses of fear, aggression and anger.

    yalla - French Word-A-Day

  • Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. of Mumbai said last week it plans to begin human trials next year of a drug that tamps down a receptor activated by mustard and tear gas.

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