Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To sweeten.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To sweeten; to soothe.

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  • verb transitive, obsolete To sweeten; to soothe.

Etymologies

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Like French adoucir; from Latin ad ("to, toward; denoting increase") + dulcis ("sweet").

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  • to make sweet or pleasant, to soothe, soften, or mollify

    January 5, 2012