Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To sweeten; make less acrimonious.

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

  • transitive verb rare To sweeten; to make less acrimonious.

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  • verb obsolete, transitive To sweeten; to make less acrimonious.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb make sweeter in taste

Etymologies

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Latin dulcoratus, past participle of dulcorare.

Examples

  • And truely this rage of loue was the only meane to dulcorate and make swete the bitter gal of griefe whiche those twoo louers felte, defatigated almoste with tedious trauaile, iudging their wearinesse a pastime and pleasure, being guided by that vnconstante captaine, whiche maketh dolts and fooles wyse men, emboldeneth the weake hearted and cowardes, fortifieth the feeble, and to be shorte, vntieth the pursses and bagges of couetous Carles and miserable Misers.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

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