1. mellow, soften

usage: soften, make mellow; "Age and experience mellowed him over the years"

2. mellow, melt, mellow out, change

usage: become more relaxed, easygoing, or genial; "With age, he mellowed"

3. mellow, soften

usage: make or grow (more) mellow; "These apples need to mellow a bit more"; "The sun mellowed the fruit"


1. mellow, mellowed, ripe (vs. green), mature

usage: having a full and pleasing flavor through proper aging; "a mellow port"; "mellowed fruit"

2. mellow, mellowed, mature (vs. immature)

usage: having attained to kindliness or gentleness through age and experience; "mellow wisdom"; "the peace of mellow age"

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