Dulcified
Dulcify Dul"ci*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dulcified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dulcifying}.] [L. dulcis sweet + -fy: cf. F. dulcifier.] 1. (Pharm.) To sweeten; to free from acidity, saltness, or acrimony. --Wiseman. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig. : To mollify; to sweeten; to please. [1913 Webster]

As she . . . was further dulcified by her pipe of tobacco. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dulcified — Dul ci*fied, a. Sweetened; mollified. [1913 Webster] {Dulcified spirit} or {Dulcified spirits}, a compound of alcohol with mineral acids; as, dulcified spirits of niter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dulcified — dul·ci·fy || dÊŒlsɪfaɪ v. soften; sweeten …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Dulcified spirit — Dulcified Dul ci*fied, a. Sweetened; mollified. [1913 Webster] {Dulcified spirit} or {Dulcified spirits}, a compound of alcohol with mineral acids; as, dulcified spirits of niter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dulcified spirits — Dulcified Dul ci*fied, a. Sweetened; mollified. [1913 Webster] {Dulcified spirit} or {Dulcified spirits}, a compound of alcohol with mineral acids; as, dulcified spirits of niter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dulcified spirit — noun A compound of alcohol with mineral acid • • • Main Entry: ↑dulcet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dulcify — Dul ci*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dulcified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dulcifying}.] [L. dulcis sweet + fy: cf. F. dulcifier.] 1. (Pharm.) To sweeten; to free from acidity, saltness, or acrimony. Wiseman. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig. : To mollify; to sweeten; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dulcifying — Dulcify Dul ci*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dulcified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dulcifying}.] [L. dulcis sweet + fy: cf. F. dulcifier.] 1. (Pharm.) To sweeten; to free from acidity, saltness, or acrimony. Wiseman. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig. : To mollify; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dulcify — dulcification, n. /dul seuh fuy /, v.t., dulcified, dulcifying. 1. to make more agreeable; mollify; appease. 2. to sweeten. [1590 1600; < LL dulcificare, with FY for ficare] * * * …   Universalium

  • dulcify — [ dʌlsɪfʌɪ] verb (dulcifies, dulcifying, dulcified) rare 1》 sweeten. 2》 calm or soothe. Derivatives dulcification noun Origin C16: from L. dulcificare, from dulcis sweet …   English new terms dictionary

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