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dammed (DAM'd) (verb)
Held or kept back; for example, by dirt or concrete banks: The river was dammed so the water could be kept in place for use by the people.
damned (DAM'd) (verb)
Condemned, criticized, or cursed: The preacher damned evil doers to Hell.
Our friend said that she dammed her anger when she heard the preacher say we were damned because we went dancing on Sunday.
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