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leaven
(v)
LEV-ǝn
Meaning

1. cause bread to rise and grow lighter

1st Sample Sentence

1. Yeast is used to leaven bread.

2nd Meaning

2. enliven; make lively, interesting

2nd Sample Sentence

2. He can always be counted on to leaven a dull conversation.

Root

levare (to raise) (Latin)

Mnemonics

when you LEAVE anything in oVEN it will puff up and grow lighter (its bit vague) Think of Balloon: LEAVE aNd it will go up, therefore cause to rise or grow lighter Lift up to the hEAVEN. tht is rise u ll rise up to heaven only when u grow lighter (in wt. )

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