suavizar

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From suave (soft) +‎ -izar.

VerbEdit

suavizar (first-person singular present indicative suavizo, past participle suavizado)

  1. (transitive) to soften (to make soft)
  2. (intransitive) to soften (to become soft)
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to sugar (to make something seem less unpleasant)
    Synonym: açucarar

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SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

suavizar (first-person singular present suavizo, first-person singular preterite suavicé, past participle suavizado)

  1. to soften, smooth
    Synonym: ablandar
  2. to ease, to relieve
    Synonyms: aliviar, aligerar

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: z becomes a c before e.

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