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softened

adjective

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softened

verb
past tense of soften

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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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“Softened.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/softened. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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