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Dictionary definition for: Leaven

1. (n) a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid

2. (v) cause to puff up with a leaven; "unleavened bread"

3. (n) an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something; "his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor"

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