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Origin of lenitive
OTHER WORDS FROM lenitivelen·i·tive·ly, adverblen·i·tive·ness, noun
Words nearby lenitive
Example sentences from the Web for lenitive
And in the hospital of the mind, the lenitive and fostering measures have a still larger share in the work of a moral restoration.
Playing is sometimes an excellent lenitive to calm the mind, and to smother the ardent fire of love.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Not in a state of lenitive pain, sanative, and in some degree encouraging, but in a condition of incipient mortification.Perlycross|R. D. Blackmore