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Search phrase: leaven

Plays

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PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym III.iv.63Wilt lay the leaven on all proper men;Wilt lay the Leauen on all proper men;
Troilus and CressidaTC II.i.14Speak, then, thou vinewed'st leaven, speak; I willSpeake then you whinid'st leauen speake, I will

Glossary

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leaven[baking] fermenting element, infusing mixture, adulteration
overleavenleaven too much, pervade, imbue to excess

Thesaurus

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leaven too muchoverleaven

Words Families

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
LEAVENBASICleaven n, leavened adj, leavening n
LEAVENINTENSITYo'erleaven v
OVERLEAVENBASICsee LEAVEN
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