LEAVEN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LEAVEN
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leaven
 v.  cause to rise, especially by fermentation; add a rising agent to
Classic Sentence:
1  It became necessary, therefore, to destroy this last bulwark of Calvinism--a dangerous leaven with which the ferments of civil revolt and foreign war were constantly mingling.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE
Example Sentence:
1  When we leaven bread dough, it puffs up, expanding in volume.
2  The Dark World is a looser, loopier hybrid of science fiction and fantasy powered by a pair of magnetic performances and leavened with a number of truly witty moments.