Definition of Mildening

1. Verb. (present participle of milden) ¹



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Definition of Mildening

1. milden [v] - See also: milden

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mildening

milch cows
milcher
milchig
milchy
mild
mild-mannered
mild ale
mild and bitter
mild foetal bradycardia
mild mercurial ointment
mild silver protein
mild steel
milded
milden
mildened
mildening (current term)
mildens
milder
mildest
mildew
mildewcidal
mildewcide
mildewcides
mildewed
mildewicide
mildewicides
mildewing
mildews
mildewy
milding

Literary usage of Mildening

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1. Criminology by Raffaele Garofalo (1914)
"And with reference to the last of these factors, — the repression of crime, — we shall presently have occasion to show that the mildening of punishment is ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1853)
"But " years that bring the philosophic mind," and that chasten humanity with their mildening influence, conduct the belated pilgrim back to the garden, ..."

3. The U.S. Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin: A Personal by Elisha Kent Kane (1854)
"The excessive thickness of the tables, the wave and tidal actions, the mildening temperature, and the probable continuance of winds, all point to this. ..."

4. Essays on Various Subjects by Nicholas Patrick Wiseman (1853)
"It is not Saul alone, nor only his evil spirit, that hath felt the mildening and calming influence of David's harp; many hearts, troubled like that of St. ..."

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