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levigate

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Adjective
 : 
lev=i=gate

CIDE DICTIONARY

levigatea. [L. levigatus, p. p. of levigare to lighten, fr. l light.].
     Made less harsh or burdensome; alleviated.  Sir T. Elyot.  [1913 Webster]
levigatev. t. [L. levigatus, p. p. of levigare to make smooth, fr. l smooth; akin to Gr. lei^os.].
     To make smooth in various senses  [1913 Webster]
levigatea. [L. levigatus, p. p.].
     Made smooth, as if polished.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

levigate, v.tr.
1 reduce to a fine smooth powder.
2 make a smooth paste of.

Derivative
levigation n.
Etymology
L levigare levigat- f. levis smooth

ROGET THESAURUS

levigate

Pulverulence

VB come to dust, be disintegrated, be reduced to powder reduce to powder, grind to powder, pulverize, comminute, granulate, triturate, levigate, scrape, file, abrade, rub down, grind, grate, rasp, pound, bray, bruise, contuse, contund, beat, crush, cranch, craunch, crunch, scranch, crumble, disintegrate, attenuate.


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