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Search phrase: soften

Plays

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Antony and CleopatraAC II.i.21Salt Cleopatra, soften thy waned lip!Salt Cleopatra soften thy wand lip,
Measure for MeasureMM I.iv.70To soften Angelo. And that's my pith of businessTo soften Angelo: And that's my pith of businesse
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.79As seek to soften that – than which what's harder? –As seeke to soften that, then which what harder?
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG III.ii.79Whose golden touch could soften steel and stones,Whose golden touch could soften steele and stones;
The Winter's TaleWT II.ii.40How he may soften at the sight o'th' child:How he may soften at the sight o'th' Childe:

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.591 To soften it with their continual motion; To soften it with their continuall motion:

Glossary

 6 result(s).
minceplay down, soften, make little of
salvemake more acceptable, soften down, account for
seasonmodify, soften, alleviate
tempersoften, moisten, mix [with]
tempermoderate, soften, tone down
thawdissolve, soften, melt

Thesaurus

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softentemper
softenseason
softenmince
softenthaw
softentemper
soften downsalve
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