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synonyms for lenitive

  • balmy
  • benign
  • bland
  • breezy
  • calm
  • cool
  • delicate
  • mellow
  • moderate
  • peaceful
  • smooth
  • soft
  • sunny
  • tepid
  • warm
  • weak
  • benignant
  • blah
  • choice
  • clear
  • clement
  • dainty
  • demulcent
  • easy
  • emollient
  • exquisite
  • faint
  • fine
  • flat
  • genial
  • ho-hum
  • lenient
  • light
  • lukewarm
  • medium
  • nothing
  • nothing much
  • pabulum
  • pacific
  • placid
  • soothing
  • tempered
  • untroubled
  • vanilla
  • wimpy
See also synonyms for: lenitives
  • calming
  • anodyne
  • soporific
  • sleep-inducing
  • allaying
  • calmative
  • relaxing
  • tranquillizing
  • emollient
  • crumbly
  • ductile
  • flaccid
  • friable
  • lenient
  • malleable
  • pliable
  • pianissimo
  • demulcent
  • assuasive
  • emulsive
  • mitigatory
  • mollescent
  • mollient
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antonyms for lenitive

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  • agitated
  • coarse
  • cold
  • excited
  • firm
  • hard
  • harsh
  • healthy
  • hot
  • loud
  • noisy
  • rough
  • severe
  • stormy
  • strong
  • turbulent
  • uncool
  • unfriendly
  • unkind
  • upset
  • violent
  • wild
  • fierce
  • nervous
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                How to use lenitive in a sentence

                And in the hospital of the mind, the lenitive and fostering measures have a still larger share in the work of a moral restoration.
                BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
                Playing is sometimes an excellent lenitive to calm the mind, and to smother the ardent fire of love.
                THE MEMOIRES OF CASANOVA, COMPLETEJACQUES CASANOVA DE SEINGALT
                Not in a state of lenitive pain, sanative, and in some degree encouraging, but in a condition of incipient mortification.
                PERLYCROSSR. D. BLACKMORE
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                WORDS RELATED TO LENITIVE

                • balm
                • cream
                • lenitive
                • liniment
                • moisturizer
                • oil
                • ointment
                • salve
                • soothing agent
                • unguent
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