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soften

verb

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1 to diminish the physical strength of
  • three weeks of being sick in bed had noticeably softened her

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2 to lessen the shock of
  • had tried to soften the blow of her rejection to his marriage proposal

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The first known use of soften was in the 14th century

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“Soften.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/soften. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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