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synonyms for tenderize

  • 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
  • yield
  • become tender
  • turn down
See also synonyms for: tenderized / tenderizes / tenderizing

antonyms for tenderize

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  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • coagulate
  • compliment
  • excite
  • heighten
  • incite
  • increase
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • magnify
  • rise
  • solidify
  • strengthen
  • upset
  • worsen
  • disturb
  • provoke
  • trouble
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How to use tenderize in a sentence

From corralling fish with plumes of mud to tenderizing tough prey by tossing it sky high, dolphins are known for a wide variety of intelligent feeding strategies.
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Use it on fish, dairy dishes, dips, or use it to tenderize your meat.
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So if you come across an edible sumac shrub or happen to have one in your backyard, you’ll need to tenderize its berries first before using them in your kitchen.
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The best massage is the one that involves love, tenderness, and a machine that tenderizes your muscles more intensely than any hand ever could.
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