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Noun
A mass of soft material, typically used to add comfort or for protection
“I purred at the feel of the chair's cushioning, the butter-soft leather filled with memory foam, contouring to my buttocks and legs.”
Noun
Padding used to stuff cushions, furniture, or soft toys
Noun
The action of making something less extreme, intense, or violent
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Verb
Present participle for to soften the effect of an impact on
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“They avoid night riding and always use helmets, leather jackets, and knee and elbow pads to cushion the impact of a fall.”
Verb
Present participle for to protect with an outer layer
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“The aerenchyma may serve to cushion the inner seed parts.”
Verb
Present participle for to support or prop up by being rested on
“Once in a while, his beard would cushion his chin on the table, but soon a maiden would come to fill his stein with water or, with glee, roll a hot potato down his back.”
Verb
Present participle for to line or pack with soft material
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Present participle for to protect or shield from harm or danger
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Present participle for to prevent or reduce the transfer of electricity, heat, or sound by surrounding or lining with a nonconducting material
Verb
Present participle for to lie half-hidden or in shelter
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