Sentence Examples with the word softened

West of the dividing crest they are forest clad; east thereof their stony grimness is but slightly softened by growths of scrub and tussock grass.

As a historian, Beza, by his chronological inexactitude, has been the source of serious mistakes; as an administrator, he softened the rigour of Calvin.

His face softened into a grin, as he crooked a long index finger at her.

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The softened expression on Romas's face-- only present for her-- hardened as he prepared himself to deal with whichever of his warriors had happened upon Kiera.

The softened slices are now repeatedly passed between grooved rollers, known FIG.

The severity of the doctrine of self-renunciation is softened by the affectionate tone in which it is inculcated.

That sweet chocolate gaze softened and a smile touched the corners of his mouth.

And softened lights, combined with depth and delicacy of hjame.

The mixed rubber thus obtained is readily softened by heat, and can be very easily worked into any desired form or rolled into sheets by an apparatus known as the calendering machine.

There can be little doubt that this absorption softened and enriched the Serbo-Croatian dialects, a process to which climatic conditions and intercourse with Italy also contributed, until Serbo-Croatian became one of the richest and most melodious of Slavonic languages.