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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The process of becoming less harsh adj. - Having a soothing effect especially to the skin.

Usage examples (40)
  • Refrigeration delayed the softening of the fruit
  • He observed the softening of iron by heat
  • He kept grinning at me, the expression softening his rough features into something more pleasant—and enticing.
  • He looked at Caitlyn and smiled, his expression softening. for more
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