Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.
) To make soft or more soft.
2. (v. t.) To render less hard; -- said of matter.
3. (v. t.) To mollify; to make less fierce or intractable.
4. (v. t.) To palliate; to represent as less enormous; as, to soften a fault.
5. (v. t.) To compose; to mitigate; to assuage.
6. (v. t.) To make less harsh, less rude, less offensive, or less violent, or to render of an opposite quality.
7. (v. t.) To make less glaring; to tone down; as, to soften the coloring of a picture.
8. (v. t.) To make tender; to make effeminate; to enervate; as, troops softened by luxury.
9. (v. t.) To make less harsh or grating, or of a quality the opposite; as, to soften the voice.
10. (v. i.) To become soft or softened, or less rude, harsh, severe, or obdurate.
Strong's Hebrew4127. mug -- to melt...
root Definition to melt NASB Word Usage disheartened (1), dissolve (2), dissolved
(2), melt (3), melted (2), melted away (4), melts (1), soften
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7401. rakak -- to be tender, weak or soft
... A primitive root; to soften (intransitively or transitively), used figuratively --
(be) faint((-hearted)), mollify, (be, make) soft(-er), be tender. ...
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2203. zepheth -- pitch
... pitch From an unused root (meaning to liquify); asphalt (from its tendency to soften
in the sun) -- pitch. << 2202, 2203. zepheth. 2203a >>. Strong's Numbers.
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4799. marach -- to rub
... lay for a plaster. A primitive root; properly, to soften by rubbing or pressure;
hence (medicinally) to apply as an emollient -- lay for a plaister. ...
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