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leoþuwǽcan

  • verb [ weak ]
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leoþuwǽcan, liþewǽcan; p. -wǽhte
To become or to make soft, or pliant, to grow calm, to assuage, soften
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  • Liþewǽcaþ brymmas sǽs the surges of the sea become still, Hymn. Lye. Liþewǽhte

    lentesceret,

      Hpt. Gl. 479, 30.
  • Liþewǽhtan

    mollescerent, delenirent,

      481, 13.
  • Leoþewǽce

    mitigare, pacificare,

      495, 22.
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v. ge-liþewǽcan.
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