Definition of Lenifying

1. Verb. (present participle of lenify) ¹



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Definition of Lenifying

1. lenify [v] - See also: lenify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lenifying

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lenifying (current term)
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Literary usage of Lenifying

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1. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"-Y. App. to—A fragant shrub, the sap of a shrub ; to fragrant ointment ; to any thing fragrant, sweet smelling, soothing, lenifying, lulling, mitigating, ..."

2. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett (1811)
"It could not be for the sake of the government : For it can never be deemed a politic service to rake into old sores, when lenifying and moderate methods ..."

3. The Slavery of the British West India Colonies Delineated: As it Exists Both by James Stephen (1824)
"The change, with him, is from modes of labour, which, however severe, had boen familiarized and softened by the lenifying power of habit, to new mode* of it ..."

4. The Slavery of the British West India Colonies Delineated: As it Exists Both by James Stephen (1824)
"The change, with him, is from modes of labour, which, however severe, had been familiarized and softened by the lenifying power of habit, to new modes of it ..."

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