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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make light by fermentation, as dough.

Usage examples (37)
  • Yeast and baking powder are types of leaven used to make bread.
  • We are leaven, in heaven. leaven-# a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
  • So "leaven" is used of false doctrine (Mt 16: 12: compare Mt 13: 33).
  • But whether we call the leaven a good or evil thing makes little difference. for more
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