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Spell Check of leaven

Correct spelling: leaven

Definition of leaven:

  1. A ferment to make dough rise and impart a spongy texture to the bread; anything which pervades a mass and changes its nature, generally for the worse.
  2. To raise with leaven; to imbue; to taint.

Google Ngram Viewer results for leaven:

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Quotes for leaven:

  1. If your job is to leaven ordinary lives with elevating spectacle, be elevating or be gone.

Rhymes for leaven:

  1. seven;
  2. bevan, evon, devan, nevin, evan, devon, heaven, kevan, beven;
  3. eleven, estefan;