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Definition of "dulcify" []

  • To make agreeable or gentle; mollify. (verb-transitive)
  • To sweeten. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dulcify" in a sentence
  • "And there was, to dulcify for her the bath of this evening, the yet sharper contrast with the plight she had just come home in, sopped, shivering, clung to by her clothes."
  • "His face was uncommonly dirty; his eyes uncommonly inquisitive; his whiskers uncommonly plentiful; and his voice most uncommonly and determinately gruff, in spite of his efforts to dulcify it for the occasion."
  • "The savage of America, like the savage of the South Sea islands, has learned to dulcify the fecula, by pressing and separating it from its juice."
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