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Meaning of DULCIFY

Pronunciation:  'dulsu`fI

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\Dul"ci*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dulcified}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Dulcifying}.] [L. dulcis sweet + -fy: cf. F.
dulcifier.]
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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: allay, appease, calm, calm down, candy, compose, conciliate, cool, cradle, defuse, ease, edulcorate, even out, gentle, glaze, honey, hush, lay, lay the dust, lull, mollify, mull, pacify, placate, pour balm into, pour balm on, propitiate, quell, quiet, rest, rock, rock to sleep, saccharify, smooth, smooth down, smooth over, smoothen, soothe, stabilize, steady, still, subdue, sugar, sugar off, sugarcoat, sweeten, tranquilize
 

 

 

 

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