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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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Peppermint Intensive Foot Rescue, The Body Shop Overnight moisture booster softens skin, hydrates dry heels and combats odour.
Kiehl's Superbly Restorative Skin Salve (40g, pounds 24) With Moroccan argan oil plus essential oils of patchouli, orange, eucalyptus and cedarwood, a solid gel-like substance which softens on use.
The SR2 element softens incoming water and retains low molecular weight organics, while allowing monovalent salts to pass through the membrane.
Pushing to the breaking point--and then some--any analogic relation of sound to physical structure and of both to emotion and sentiment, Vergueiro softens his geometries with fabrics, flocking and quilting, testing primary structures' sonic integrity.
Pentane softens PS like a plasticizer, aiding expansion.
Shea butter softens, rose hip oil counters moisture loss and roughness.
It is effective in removing all finishes, but it attacks and softens plastics.
Rubber stress softens in many service applications because it goes through multiple stress-strain cycles.
One of those enzymes, cholesterol esterase, softens the polymers, or resins, used in dental work, Shiu Heman Tsang of the University of Toronto in Ontario reported last week at the American Association for Dental Research in San Antonio.
The section of the rod that is enclosed softens and begins to melt, and as the rod is drawn through the hollow, the softened zone moves along its length.
Burke further asserted that courtesy softens power and creates an atmosphere that makes it acceptable and effective.