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Main Entry: 1melt

Pronunciation: \ˈmelt\
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English meltan; akin to Old Norse melta to digest, Greek meldein to melt — more at mollify
Date: before 12th century
intransitive verb 1 : to become altered from a solid to a liquid state usually by heat
2 a : dissolve, disintegrate (the sugar melted in the coffee)
b : to disappear as if by dissolving (her anger melted at his kind words)
3 obsolete :
to become subdued or crushed (as by sorrow)
4 : to becom
e mild, tender, or gentle
5 : to lose outline or distinctness : blend

  • "Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate." Albert Schweitzer

  • "Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them." Orison Swett Marden
  • "Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe." Homer
  • "When he sings, it makes my heart melt like a popsicle on the Fourth of July!" The Little Rascals
  • "You cursed brat! Look what you've done! I'm melting! melting! Oh, what a world! What a world! Who would have thought a good little girl like you could destroy my beautiful wickedness?" The Wizard of Oz
  • "Cause when the thermometer gets all reddish, the temperature goes up. And when the temperature goes up, I start to melt! And when I start to melt, I get all wishy-washy." Frosty the Snowman

Melt with Me Necklace by Latelierdenaomi; Melting Crayons - Original Painting on Antique Book Paper by kipi

clockwise from top left in square: Popsicles- Set of 4 by winifredStudios; Green Melted Jaegermeister Bottle by prosparkstudio; Melt Grate Poach Mince - Kitchen Border Vinyl Decal by DesignDivasGallery; Melting In - 8x10Fine Art Photograph by AmeliaKayPhotography


Mama Dub July 8, 2010 at 1:39 PM  

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