attendrir

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ tendre +‎ -ir

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

attendrir

  1. to make softer or more tender; to soften
  2. (figuratively, of a person) to soften (up)
  3. (reflexive, s'attendrir) to soften up (become softer)

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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