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Meaning of DULCIFY

Pronunciation:  'dulsu`fI

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  make sweeter in taste

DULCIFY is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: dulcorate, edulcorate, sweeten
 Antonyms: acetify, acidify, acidulate, sour
 See Also: candy, change taste, glaze, honey, mull, saccharify, sugar, sugarcoat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dul"ci*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dulcified}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Dulcifying}.] [L. dulcis sweet + -fy: cf. F.
1. (Pharm.) To sweeten; to free from acidity, saltness, or
   acrimony. --Wiseman.

2. Fig. : To mollify; to sweeten; to please.

         As she . . . was further dulcified by her pipe of
         tobacco.                              --Hawthorne.

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