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dul·ci·fy

 (dŭl′sə-fī′)
tr.v. dul·ci·fied, dul·ci·fy·ing, dul·ci·fies
1. To make agreeable or gentle; mollify.
2. To sweeten.

[Late Latin dulcificāre, to sweeten : Latin dulcis, sweet + -ficāre, -fy.]

dul′ci·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

dulcify

(ˈdʌlsɪˌfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
1. rare to make pleasant or agreeable
2. a rare word for sweeten
[C16: from Late Latin dulcificāre, from Latin dulcis sweet + facere to make]
ˌdulcifiˈcation n

dul•ci•fy

(ˈdʌl səˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to make more agreeable; mollify; appease.
2. to sweeten.
[1590–1600; < Late Latin dulcificāre; see dulcet, -fy]
dul`ci•fi•ca′tion, n.

dulcify


Past participle: dulcified
Gerund: dulcifying

Imperative
dulcify
dulcify
Present
I dulcify
you dulcify
he/she/it dulcifies
we dulcify
you dulcify
they dulcify
Preterite
I dulcified
you dulcified
he/she/it dulcified
we dulcified
you dulcified
they dulcified
Present Continuous
I am dulcifying
you are dulcifying
he/she/it is dulcifying
we are dulcifying
you are dulcifying
they are dulcifying
Present Perfect
I have dulcified
you have dulcified
he/she/it has dulcified
we have dulcified
you have dulcified
they have dulcified
Past Continuous
I was dulcifying
you were dulcifying
he/she/it was dulcifying
we were dulcifying
you were dulcifying
they were dulcifying
Past Perfect
I had dulcified
you had dulcified
he/she/it had dulcified
we had dulcified
you had dulcified
they had dulcified
Future
I will dulcify
you will dulcify
he/she/it will dulcify
we will dulcify
you will dulcify
they will dulcify
Future Perfect
I will have dulcified
you will have dulcified
he/she/it will have dulcified
we will have dulcified
you will have dulcified
they will have dulcified
Future Continuous
I will be dulcifying
you will be dulcifying
he/she/it will be dulcifying
we will be dulcifying
you will be dulcifying
they will be dulcifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dulcifying
you have been dulcifying
he/she/it has been dulcifying
we have been dulcifying
you have been dulcifying
they have been dulcifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dulcifying
you will have been dulcifying
he/she/it will have been dulcifying
we will have been dulcifying
you will have been dulcifying
they will have been dulcifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dulcifying
you had been dulcifying
he/she/it had been dulcifying
we had been dulcifying
you had been dulcifying
they had been dulcifying
Conditional
I would dulcify
you would dulcify
he/she/it would dulcify
we would dulcify
you would dulcify
they would dulcify
Past Conditional
I would have dulcified
you would have dulcified
he/she/it would have dulcified
we would have dulcified
you would have dulcified
they would have dulcified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dulcify - make sweeter in taste
honey - sweeten with honey
saccharify, sugar - sweeten with sugar; "sugar your tea"
candy, sugarcoat, glaze - coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
mull - heat with sugar and spices to make a hot drink; "mulled cider"
change taste - alter the flavor of

dulcify

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