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z|but· vt 1 to soften 2 to make [ ] more mild: tame; calm [ ] down; make [ ] more agreeable/manageable; domesticate 3 to lessen [ ] in strength/intensity/degree; mitigate; abate; level [ ] down; dilute
<>a zbut· kurrizin/shpinėn/brinjėt "soften <>'s back/ribs" to beat <> to a pulp

z|bu'et vpr 1 to get soft 2 to get milder: become tame; calm down; become more agreeable/manageable 3 to diminish in strength/intensity/degree; abate; level out; become diluted
zbut·et3pl gjakrat tempers cool
<> zbut·et3sg zemra 1 <>'s heart softens; <> is deeply touched 2 <> calms down; <> feels consoled

z|bu't|ės
III§ adj softening; calming
IV§ nm 1 tamer 2 substance/device/person employed for softening: softener