- quiet; inhibited; repressed; controlled:
- lowered in intensity or strength; reduced in fullness of tone, as a color or voice; muted:
- an insurrection or revolt.
- an act of rising up.
- an ascent or acclivity.
to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent; increase:
- the act of coercing; use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance.
- force or the power to use force in gaining compliance, as by a government or police force.