damp (http://definr.com/damp)

     adj : slightly wet; "clothes damp with perspiration"; "a moist
           breeze"; "eyes moist with tears" [syn: dampish, moist]
     n : a slight wetness [syn: dampness, moistness]
     v 1: deaden (a sound or noise), esp. by wrapping [syn: muffle,
          mute, dull, dampen, tone down]
     2: restrain or discourage; "the sudden bad news damped the
        joyous atmosphere"
     3: quieten or silence (a sound) or make (an image) less visible
        [syn: dampen, muffle, mute, deaden, tone down]
     4: lessen in force or effect; "soften a shock"; "break a fall"
        [syn: dampen, soften, weaken, break]