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She looked up at him with sad and eloquent eyes, which softened his heart in spite of himself.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The gray eyes, once flashing with the light of kindly humor, now softened with sympathy, now glowed with pity.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
To demonstrate them, a crust or a hair from the affected area is softened with a few drops of 20 per cent.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Up to this moment Jake had felt quite softened towards the man he had once thought to kill.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
While Jos spoke, something akin to kindness crept through the hard, somber lines, the lips twitched and the eyes softened.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Marriage, and later the birth of his son had softened Armand Aubigny's imperious and exacting nature greatly.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
When the skins were softened, Antler told Fleetfoot that once her people chewed the skins.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Our mind is kept more occupied by Corneilles tragedies, but by Racines we are more softened and moved.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
Among the Nonjurors it was further softened by political and social considerations.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
For at least five minutes he stood without moving, his whole face softened into a boyish wistfulness.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOFTENED

  • battered
  • chewed
  • decocted
  • doughy
  • hashed
  • infused
  • mixed
  • pasty
  • pounded
  • pressed
  • pulpy
  • reduced
  • smashed
  • softened
  • spongy
  • squashed
  • steeped
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