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Synonyms for soften

Synonyms for soften

to moderate or change a position or course of action as a result of pressure

to make or become less severe or extreme

Synonyms for soften

make (images or sounds) soft or softer

lessen in force or effect

give in, as to influence or pressure

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protect from impact

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make less severe or harsh

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make soft or softer

become soft or softer

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Ladies can now grab a convenient 3-pack kit of Soften Her for just $11.
The researchers now plan to investigate how the enzyme softens the polymers.
Soften 1 cup dried figs by method 3 (steam slices 2 to 3 minutes, halves 6 to 8 minutes).
The central bank is being requested to delay and soften new rules that would place restrictions on mortgage loans for residential housing.
While the growth expected for the rest of this year is robust, the report speculates that aluminum markets will likely soften next year because of a combination of slackening demand from China and a decline in usage in the truck market.
They bounce back more quickly and soften more quickly.
Pentane softens PS like a plasticizer, aiding expansion.
Donald Trump Teams Up with New 'all' Cleans & Softens Laundry Detergent to Sort, Wash, and Fold .
Once awakened by body heat, the gloves release botanicals and vitamins that begin to hydrate and soften hands in minutes.
Crumb rubber from scrap tires can be devulcanized by a relatively simple process using chemical additives to soften the crumb because scission of the sulfur-sulfur cross-links.
To soften ice cream quickly, zap a few seconds in a microwave oven - but watch carefully.
Meanwhile, PET bottle-resin prices are predicted to soften in the second half of the year when added capacity catches up with soaring demand.
The thicker your layer of organics, the quicker your soil will soften.
Rinse the husks with water, then soak in warm water 30 minutes to soften, rinse again, and carefully squeeze out the excess water, but do not twist them.
One alternative for Fillmore's 4,200 households is to build a plant that would cost about $24 a month per household and soften water for the entire city without discharging prohibited levels of salt, Rapp said.