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dent verb

1 make a dent in sth

ADV. badly The car was quite badly dented on one side. | slightly

2 damage sth

ADV. badly, seriously, severely Being turned down for the job dented his pride quite badly. The appearance of these cheap goods from abroad has severely dented the company's sales. | slightly

VERB + DENT fail to The experience failed to dent her confidence.