from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb Simple past tense and past participle of milden.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
In the supple swaying of her stately figure there was much beauty and power; her sternness had mildened; the circles under her eyes had grown larger during the night, her face paler and leaner; her large eyes had deepened.
Enhancing every other stellar image, the screen mildened this one, for it would have burned a hole in the retina of a naked eye.
The sight of her mildened the harshness that had risen in him.
Could we suspect a Committee of Members of Congress of a joke appreciable by mere members of the human family, could we suppose them in a thoughtless moment to have carried into legislation a mildened modicum of that metaphorical language which forms the staple of debate, we should make no remonstrance.
The political tone is also mildened in the revision, as where he changes