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leavening

  1. present participle of leaven

NounEdit

leavening (plural leavenings)

  1. The process by which something is leavened.
    • 1956, Charlie Lewis Broad, Winston Churchill, Architect of Victory and of Peace (page 623)
      For these lighter leavenings of the heavy dough of debate, members were in Sir Winston's debt.
  2. Synonym of leavening agent

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AdjectiveEdit

leavening (not comparable)

  1. Making light by aeration.