- to make more agreeable; mollify; appease.
- to sweeten.
Origin of dulcify
1590–1600; < Late Latin dulcificāre, with -fy for -ficāre
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Related Wordssoothe, placate, appease, reconcile, conciliate, sweeten, quiet, sugar, honey, gentle, quell, curb, calm, mollify, allay, soften, propitiate, assuage
- rare to make pleasant or agreeable
- a rare word for sweeten
C16: from Late Latin dulcificāre, from Latin dulcis sweet + facere to make
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