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lenify


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lenify  \Len"i*fy\  (l[e^]n"[i^]*f[imac]),  v.  t.  [L.  lenis  soft, 
  mild  +  -fy:  cf  F.  l['e]nifier.] 
  To  assuage;  to  soften;  to  mitigate;  to  alleviate.  --Bacon. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lenify 
  v  :  cause  to  be  more  favorably  inclined;  gain  the  good  will  of 
  "She  managed  to  mollify  her  angry  boss"  [syn:  {pacify},  {conciliate}, 
  {assuage},  {appease},  {mollify},  {placate},  {gentle},  {gruntle}] 




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