demulceo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From + mulceō (stroke).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active dēmulceō, present infinitive dēmulcēre, perfect active dēmulsī, supine dēmulctum

  1. I stroke down (caressingly).
  2. (figuratively) I soften, soothe, allure.

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References[edit]

  • demulceo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879