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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To free from harshness of attitude; Make pleasant.

Usage examples (3)
  • The choice of a word such as edulcoration (417) is merely sophomoric.
  • Fine white sago of the Moluccas; entirely resembling No. 3, only that it is purely white, owing to the complete edulcoration of the fecula of which it is made.
  • As the Grandmaster of the Spoken Word, she was versed in many secret methods of power, including the bildungsroman form of twisting moral identities and the calculated use of... for more
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