Mollient
Mollient Mol"lient, a. [L. molliens, p. p. of mollire to soften, fr. mollis soft.] Serving to soften; assuaging; emollient. [1913 Webster]

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  • Remollient — Re*mol lient (r? m?l yent or l? ent), a. [L. remolliens, p. pr. of remollire to mollify: cf. F. r[ e]mollient. See {Mollient}.] Mollifying; softening. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emollient — E*mol lient (?; 106), a. [L. emolliens, entis, p. pr. of emollire to soften; e out + mollire to soften, mollis soft: cf. F. [ e]mollient. See {Mollify}.] Softening; making supple; acting as an emollient. Emollient applications. Arbuthnot. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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