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Verb
To cause (dough or bread) to rise by adding leaven
“The children left in a hurry and did not have time to leaven their bread.”
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To spread through, causing a gradual change or improvement in
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“There is not enough humor or anger to leaven the piece, which takes its own philosophical possibilities just a little too seriously.”
Verb
To suffuse with life or energy
“I also was impressed by the amount of humor Washington uses to leaven the heavy material.”
Verb
To improve by giving renewed life or spirit to
Verb
To give or add flavor to, typically by seasoning
Noun
A substance, typically yeast, that is used in dough to make it rise
“The dough so aerated is then to be mixed with the leaven.”
Noun
(figurative) Anything that induces change
“It should be subject to State policy and State power, and not used as a leaven to ferment and corrupt the whole body politic.”
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