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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of edulcorate.


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  • But passion became diluted in too eloquent outpourings of “sentiment,” the tragic style revolved in gloom, and this edulcorated form of cortezia modestly concealed, without disturbing, the money interests, while serving the purposes of the human race.


  • Some colours dry badly from not being sufficiently edulcorated or washed.

    Field's Chromatography or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists

  • But the fact that these changes have happened, and that other accidents of time have edulcorated that general ferocity which made even men of worth in England refuse to lament the death of the Prince Imperial in our service, should on the whole be rather favourable to a quiet consideration of this remarkable book.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • The tutor breakfasts on coffee made of beans, edulcorated with milk watered to the verge of transparency; his mutton is tough and elastic, up to the moment when it becomes tired out and tasteless; his coal is a sullen, sulphurous anthracite, which rusts into ashes, rather than burns, in the shallow grate; his flimsy broadcloth is too thin for winter and too thick for summer.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • a tardy dryer in oil unless thoroughly edulcorated, and does not work in water with the entire fulness and facility of cochineal pigments.

    Field's Chromatography or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists

  • "Item, on the 28th, a dose of clarified and edulcorated whey, to soften, lenify, temper, and refresh the blood of

    Le Malade Imaginaire. English


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