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  • 1 softened — index malleable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Softened — Soften Sof ten, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Softened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Softening}.] To make soft or more soft. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) To render less hard; said of matter. [1913 Webster] Their arrow s point they soften in the flame. Gay. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 softened — adj. Softened is used with these nouns: ↑butter …

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  • 4 softened — adjective a) Made soft. b) aspirated …

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  • 5 softened — Synonyms and related words: abject, apologetic, bated, chastened, complaisant, conditioned, constrained, contrite, controlled, creamy, damped, dampened, dead, deadened, delicate, dull, dulled, easy, eggshell, flat, gentle, gloss, hedged, hedged… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 6 softened — adj. made soft or softer sof·ten || sÉ‘fn / sÉ’fn v. make soft; become soft; alleviate, soothe, calm …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 7 softened — adjective 1. toned down (Freq. 1) • Similar to: ↑modulated 2. being or made softer or less loud or clear the dull boom of distant breaking waves muffled drums the muffled noises of the street muted trumpets …

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  • 8 Historical Chinese phonology — deals with reconstructing the sounds of Chinese from the past. As Chinese is written with logographic characters, not alphabetic or syllabary, the methods employed in Historical Chinese phonology differ considerably from those employed in, for… …

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  • 9 soften — [[t]sɒ̱f(ə)n, AM sɔ͟ːf [/t]] softens, softening, softened 1) V ERG If you soften something or if it softens, it becomes less hard, stiff, or firm. [V n] Soften the butter mixture in a small saucepan... Fry for about 4 minutes, until the onion has …

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  • 10 soften */ — UK [ˈsɒf(ə)n] / US [ˈsɔf(ə)n] verb Word forms soften : present tense I/you/we/they soften he/she/it softens present participle softening past tense softened past participle softened 1) [intransitive/transitive] to become softer, or to make… …

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  • 11 ear disease — ▪ human Introduction       any of the diseases or disorders that affect the human ear and hearing.       Impaired hearing (deafness) is, with rare exception, the result of disease or abnormality of the outer, middle, or inner ear. Serious… …

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  • 12 industrial polymers, major — Introduction       chemical compounds used in the manufacture of synthetic industrial materials.       In the commercial production of plastics, elastomers, man made fibres, adhesives, and surface coatings, a tremendous variety of polymers are… …

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  • 13 papermaking — [pā′pər māk΄iŋ] n. the making of paper papermaker n. * * * pa·per·mak·ing (pāʹpər mā kĭng) n. The process or craft of making paper.   paʹper·mak er n. * * * Introduction       formation of a matted or felted sheet, usually of cellulose fibres,… …

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  • 14 Dutch profanity — can be divided into several categories. Often, the words used in profanity are based around various names for diseases. In many cases, these words have evolved into slang, and many euphemisms for diseases are in common use.[1] Additionally, a… …

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  • 15 soften — UK US /ˈsɒfən/ verb ► [I] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET if demand, a price, a market, etc. softens, it stops increasing or it goes down: »Share prices softened with continued worries about the country s economic recovery. »Although demand softened again… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 soften — verb 1 become/make sth softer/gentler ADVERB ▪ considerably, a lot ▪ a bit, a little, slightly, somewhat ▪ His smile softened slightly …

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  • 17 soften — soft|en [ sɔfn ] verb * 1. ) intransitive or transitive to become softer or to make something softer: Simmer gently until the apple has softened. If the mixture is too hard you will need to soften it. 2. ) intransitive or transitive to become… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 μαλθακισθένθ' — μαλθακισθέντα , μαλθακίζομαι to be softened aor part mp neut nom/voc/acc pl μαλθακισθέντα , μαλθακίζομαι to be softened aor part mp masc acc sg μαλθακισθέντι , μαλθακίζομαι to be softened aor part mp masc/neut dat sg μαλθακισθέντε , μαλθακίζομαι… …

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  • 19 Soften — Sof ten, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Softened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Softening}.] To make soft or more soft. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) To render less hard; said of matter. [1913 Webster] Their arrow s point they soften in the flame. Gay. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Softening — Soften Sof ten, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Softened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Softening}.] To make soft or more soft. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) To render less hard; said of matter. [1913 Webster] Their arrow s point they soften in the flame. Gay. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English