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Definition of the verb edulcorate

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verb - inflections: edulcorated | edulcorating | edulcorates

  1. make sweeter in taste

Alternative definition of the verb edulcorate


  1. [rare] To sweeten (in all senses).
  2. [rare] To free from acidity.

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Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1866)

by Samuel Johnson, Robert Gordon Latham

Edulcorate is a word introduced by the alchemists to signify the sweetening, or rather rendering insipid, of acrimonious pulverulent substances, by copious ablutions with water. . It means, in modern language, the washing away of all particles ...

Google previewA dictionary of chemistry and of mineralogy as connected with it (1826)

by William Campbell Ottley

Edulcorate. To wash a solid substance with a fluid, for the purpose of separating from it any soluble matter which it may contain. Effervesce. Liquids are said to effervesce when they throw up a number of small bubbles, accompanied with a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

tfrom edulcorate.] The act of sweetensng. (a.) Edulcoration, in chemistry, properly signifies the rendering substances more mild. It consist* almost always in taking away acids and other saline substances ; and this is effected by washing the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English and Singhalese, and Singhalese and English Languages (1821)

by Benjamin Clough

Edulcorate, u. a. Qtßcïmdmâv ...

Google previewSheridans pronouncing and spelling dictionary (1800)

in which are ascertained both the sound and the meaning of every word in the english language

aćt of bringing 1IntO V 16:W - Edulcorate, è-důl'-kở-råte, v.a. tofweeten Edulcoration, ċ-důl-kô-rå-íhồn, f. aćł of fweetening - - Eek, éke, v. a. to fupply any deficiency Eel, èle, f ferpentine flimy fish E'en, ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1853)

by John Oswald, Joseph Thomas, James Lynd

Edulcorate. E; dulcis. Edu lions. Edo. Effable. Ef; /art. Efface. Ef; fades. Effascinate . Ef; fascVnum. Effect, effectual. Ef; facio. Effeminacy, effeminate. Ef} femina. Effervesce. Ef; feroeo. Effete. Ef; fetus. Efficacy, efficient. Ef; facio. Efligiate, effigy.

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Edulcorate Meaning

Video shows what edulcorate means. To sweeten (in all senses).. To free from acidity.. Edulcorate Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary.

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The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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