AskDefine | Define dulcify

Dictionary Definition

dulcify v : make sweeter in taste [syn: sweeten, edulcorate, dulcorate] [ant: sour] [also: dulcified]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Verb

  1. To sweeten
  2. To remove salty or acidic flavors with a sweetener
  3. To mollify or make peaceful
    • He knew all the things to say to dulcify his mother.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

allay, appease, calm, calm down, candy, compose, conciliate, cool, cradle, defuse, ease, edulcorate, even out, gentle, glaze, honey, hush, lay, lay the dust, lull, mollify, mull, pacify, placate, pour balm into, pour balm on, propitiate, quell, quiet, rest, rock, rock to sleep, saccharify, smooth, smooth down, smooth over, smoothen, soothe, stabilize, steady, still, subdue, sugar, sugar off, sugarcoat, sweeten, tranquilize
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