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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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19 Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born in the land.
What does Jesus refer to as the "leaven" of the Pharisees and of Herod that they should be warned against?
The act of preparing for Passover also invites us to ask whether we're removing the spiritual leaven from our lives as well as the physical stuff.
The use of the word "leaven" is important, describing the way religious corruption can quietly, even in small doses, overwhelm the individual disciple and whole religious communities, systems and institutions.
Visconti's of Leaven worth, Visconti's Italian Restaurant, Wenatchee and Sun Mountain Lodge earned honor sat the Washington Wine Commission's 2009 Washington Wine Restaurant Awards sponsored by Seattle Business Magazine.
Iran`s first international bread industry was held on November 2007, in Tehran, he said adding that flour producers, bread producers, improvers, yeast producers, leaven producers and manufacturers of industrial bread machineries will attend the event.
He identifies two types of official religion, Old Light and New Light, and two types of popular religion, old leaven and new leaven.
Inarritu and scripter Guillermo Arriaga leaven the proceedings with two sequences of pure joy: the nanny's brief, vital assignation with another man during her son's wedding celebration, and the ecstasy-influenced trip to a dance club that allows the deaf Tokyo teen (forcefully played by Rinko Kikuchi) to feel at peace, if only briefly, with the crowd.
"We must be those who live at the center of society to leaven it, at the bottom of society to speak for it, and on the edge of society to critique it."
It provides calcium and reduces sodium, while it helps leaven delicately flavored bakery products without negatively affecting taste or texture.
Their image would be of the church as leaven in the world.
She joined the evangelical student club and provided a leaven of Catholicity there.
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 $17.99, ISBN 0-060-00768-0