leavened


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Leaven \Leav"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Leavened; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Leavening.]
   1. To make light by the action of leaven; to cause to
      ferment.
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            A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump. --1 Cor.
                                                  v. 6.
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   2. To imbue; to infect; to vitiate.
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            With these and the like deceivable doctrines, he
            leavens also his prayer.              --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

leavened \leavened\ adj.
   made light by aerating, as with yeast or baking powder.
   Opposite of unleavened. [Narrower terms:
   {sourdough(prenominal) ]
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