A light continuos noise filter was used to take the edge off the tape hiss.
Men had become weary of Protestant scholasticism; religious wars had made peaceful thinkers seek to take the edge off dogmatical rancour; and the multiplicity of religious sects, coupled with the complete failure of various attempts at any substantial reconciliation, provoked distrust of the common basis on which all were founded.
A little advice can prevent mishaps or accidents which could take the edge off your holiday.
Spoilers detract from the need to tune in because they reveal just enough to take the edge off the surprise.
These programs exist to take the edge off creating a character in a game where the rules can be hard to decipher as with Dungeons and Dragons and D20 Modern.