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mulceo

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present active mulceō, present infinitive mulcēre, perfect active mulsī, supine mulsum

  1. I stroke, graze, touch or move lightly or gently.
  2. I make sweet or pleasant.
  3. (figuratively) I soothe, soften, appease; caress, charm, flatter, delight; alleviate, relieve, mitigate.

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Note that there is the rare form mulctum for the supine mulsum.

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