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ten·der·ize

tenderize

 
pronunciation:
ten d raIz
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tenderizes, tenderizing, tenderized
definition: to cause (meat) to be tender, as by pounding or marinating.
antonyms:
toughen
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derivations: tenderization (n.), tenderizer (n.)