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macerate (verb) soften something, especially a food item, by soaking it in liquid; become soft by being soaked.

When you macerate something you soak it in a liquid to make it soft. Usually we macerate food items by soaking them in water or in some drink. That is, we leave them in water or in some drink so that they become soft and tastier to consume. When a thing macerates it becomes soft because it has been soaked in water or drink.

  • The chef prepared a new food item by macerating bean seeds in champagne and mixing it with some other things. The beans so soaked became soft and added taste to the dish.
  • The peas were macerated in wine and when they became soft after being left in wine for an hour, they were mixed with certain other items, which the old man found easy to eat.
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