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Synonyms for leaven

Synonyms for leaven

an agent that stimulates or precipitates a reaction, development, or change

Synonyms for leaven

a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid

an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something


Related Words

cause to puff up with a leaven

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Like the search for physical leaven, we need to be intentional in our attempts to collect all of the parts of who we've been that are not nourishing, that are dragging us down.
Whenever we think the dignity of a whole institution is more important than the life and well-being of even one child, we are feeling the influence of the leaven that plagued the Pharisees.
Winemaker's Choice went to Visconti's of Leaven worth.
As the steam seeks out the small air bubbles in the batter, the air bubbles expand and leaven the baked good.
Music From Our Lord's Holy leaven Gathered and Sung by Gloria Jean Pinkney HarperCollins Childrens' Books October 2005 $17.
Most of the Trustees would be nationals of the countries concerned, with a leaven of UN-avouched non-nationals, operating transparent accounts and open processes.
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A Minnesota parish and its Leaven Center hope to become a national model
Salterton trilogy Series of novels by Davies, Robertson , consisting of Tempest-Tost (1951), Leaven of Malice (1954), and A Mixture of Frailties (1958).
Jesus enjoined them, "Watch out, guard against the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.
With Jesus we are called into our own dialogue with God and Satan in order that we might possibly be salt, light, and leaven in the world.
The complex plot is tightly knit with touches of humor to leaven it, and Nita and Kit continue to develop.
In this instance, a congressional measure supposedly designed to protect some Americans from any future ICC prosecutions may, in fact, be leaven for the half loaf, and help bring into being a temporarily toothless international court whose teeth can be put in place later, as the political climate allows.
And though there is no proof of the matter, there is a memory (zekher) of this thing, for it is said, "No leaven shall be found in your houses for seven days" (Exod.