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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: leaven(0.01383 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to leaven.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v : cause to puff up with a leaven; “unleavened bread” [syn: raise,
n 1: a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a
liquid [syn: leavening]
2: an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify
something; “his sermons benefited from a leavening of
humor” [syn: leavening]
English → English (gcide)
Leaven \Leav"en\, n. [OE. levain, levein, F. levain, L. levamen
alleviation, mitigation; but taken in the sense of, a
raising, that which raises, fr. levare to raise. See Lever,
1. Any substance that produces, or is designed to produce,
fermentation, as in dough or liquids; esp., a portion of
fermenting dough, which, mixed with a larger quantity of
dough, produces a general change in the mass, and renders
it light; yeast; barm.
2. Anything which makes a general assimilating (especially a
corrupting) change in the mass.
Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is
hypocrisy. --Luke xii. 1.
Leaven \Leav"en\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Leavened; p. pr. & vb.
1. To make light by the action of leaven; to cause to
A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump. --1 Cor.
2. To imbue; to infect; to vitiate.
With these and the like deceivable doctrines, he
leavens also his prayer. --Milton.