Melt

Melt

, v. i. 1. To be changed from a solid to a liquid state under the influence of heat; as, butter and wax melt at moderate temperatures.
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2. To dissolve; as, sugar melts in the mouth.
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3. Hence: To be softened; to become tender, mild, or gentle; also, to be weakened or subdued, as by fear.
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My soul melteth for heaviness.
Ps. cxix. 28.
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Melting with tenderness and kind compassion.
Shak.
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4. To lose distinct form or outline; to blend. See fondue.
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The soft, green, rounded hills, with their flowing outlines, overlapping and melting into each other.
J. C. Shairp.
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5. To disappear by being dispersed or dissipated; as, the fog melts away. Shak.
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