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.
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