soften


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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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In a speech, the head of the European Central Bank said that the apex bank would soften the impact of negative interest rates if they are found to harm the transmission of its monetary policy.
In this example, "and all should cry" displays the standard voice quality, from which the voice quality of "beware" deviates in the softened direction.
CCS Foot Care Cream, Fragrance Direct Softens hard, dry, rough skin and helps prevent further problems.
Cook for a few more minutes until the tomato begins to soften. Taste and adjust the seasoning, then stir through a large handful of chopped fresh flat leaf parsley and spoon onto plates.
Wolff, brushing teeth immediately after consuming a sports drink can compound the problem of tooth erosion, because softened enamel is very susceptible to the abrasive properties of toothpaste.
(4) indicate thai a coating may be difficult to repair or topcoat without adhesion problems due to the inability of topcoat solvents to soften or "bite in" to it (high very low indentation).
THE going at Newbury was adjusted slightly yesterday to good to soft all round, but a forecast for morning rain could see the ground soften further, writes Jon Lees.
Soothing colors and tonal design soften more contemporary patterning in the Charisma Collection by Couristan.
Del Sol's use of planting revives the Hispanic tradition of parrones, or plant covered pergolas, to diffuse light, soften elevations and create shade.
The seed itself is very hard and seems to take a long time to soften up to the point where it can germinate.
Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onion and garlic over a gentle heat to soften, but not brown.
It goes on: 'It now seems unlikely that base rates will be increased as the housing market continues to soften and the economy slows in line with the Bank's expectations.
Petitioners allege that the chemicals used to soften the plastics pose a possible health risk to children.
The new treatment plant will use reverse osmosis and nanofiltration to soften the groundwater supply.