Cripple; reduce; weaken;
Making smaller and lessening.
Your fears will attenuate and you will be brave.
The rain will quickly attenuate our fire. No marshmallows would be roasted today.
Atten - uate
Atten (Reminds) Attention
Uate (Reminds) You ate
Memory Trick: Attention you ate becomes smaller.
You want to adopt a dog. You decide to take a furlough. What kind of dog did you adopt?Answer below...
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Answer:You did not adopt a dog. You took a vacation. A furlough is a vacation or time away from work.