assouplir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From souple

Verb[edit]

assouplir

  1. (transitive) to soften (make softer)
  2. (transitive) to make more supple
  3. (transitive) to relax (of e.g. a law or rule make less strict)
  4. (reflexive) to soften up, get soft (become softer)
  5. (reflexive) to become more supple
  6. (reflexive) to become relaxed, relax (become less strict)
  7. (reflexive) to limber up

Conjugation[edit]

  • This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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