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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something; A substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid.

Usage examples (34)
  • His sermons benefited from a leavening of humor
  • Ministers are employed in leavening places, in leavening souls, with the gospel.
  • So he should have a note of kind of leavening here.
  • What are the leavening materials used in Plum Pudding? for more
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