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  • verbcalm, soothe
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Synonyms for softened

verb calm, soothe
  • abate
  • alleviate
  • cushion
  • diminish
  • dissolve
  • ease
  • lessen
  • lighten
  • lower
  • mellow
  • melt
  • mitigate
  • moderate
  • modify
  • relax
  • relent
  • temper
  • thaw
  • tone down
  • weaken
  • allay
  • appease
  • assuage
  • bend
  • disintegrate
  • enfeeble
  • give
  • knead
  • mash
  • moisten
  • mollify
  • palliate
  • qualify
  • quell
  • still
  • subdue
  • tenderize
  • yield
  • become tender
  • turn down

Antonyms for softened

  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • coagulate
  • compliment
  • enlarge
  • excite
  • extend
  • grow
  • heighten
  • incite
  • increase
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • magnify
  • praise
  • prolong
  • raise
  • rise
  • solidify
  • strengthen
  • upset
  • worsen
  • disturb
  • provoke
  • withhold
  • trouble
  • worry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to softened

dull

adjective. drab, lackluster in effect on senses

faint

adjective. having little effect on senses
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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