Synonyms of leavening


1. leaven, leavening, imponderable

usage: an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something; "his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor"

2. leaven, leavening, substance

usage: a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid


1. raise, leaven, prove, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up

usage: cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread"

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