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len·i·tive /ˈlɛnɪtɪv/

1.    softening, soothing, or mitigating, as medicines or applications.
2.    mildly laxative.
3.    a lenitive medicine or application.
4.    a mild laxative.
5.    Archaic. anything that softens or soothes.

[Origin: 1535–45; < ML lénītīvus. See lenition, -ive]

—Related forms
len·i·tive·ly, adverb
len·i·tive·ness, noun 

Source: Dictionary.com.

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