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mollesco

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From * molleō (I am soft) +‎ -ēscō, from mollis (soft).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active mollēscō, present infinitive mollēscere ([[no perfect and supine forms, no passive]])

  1. I become soft; I soften.
  2. (figuratively) I become mild, gentle.
  3. (figuratively) I become effeminate, unmanly.

InflectionEdit

  • This verb is defective, with only those forms based on the first principal part.

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