Synonyms of leaven
1 yeastDictionary • The ingredients include wholemeal flour, wheat leven, water and salt.
1 fermentDictionary • They used sour dough to leaven their bread.
ferment • red wine made from grapes left to ferment for three weeks
2 stimulateDictionary • He found congenial officers who knew how to leaven war's rigours with riotous enjoyment.
stimulate • I was stimulated to examine my deepest thoughts.
inspire • What inspired you to change your name?
quicken • Thank you for quickening my spiritual understanding.
pervade • the corruption that pervades every stratum of society
permeate • The water will eventually permeate through the surrounding concrete.
imbue • He is able to imbue his listeners with enthusiasm.
suffuse • A dull red flash suffused Selby's face.
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• red wine made from grapes left to ferment for three weeks
imbueIf someone or something is imbued with an idea, feeling, or quality, they become filled with it.
• He is able to imbue his listeners with enthusiasm.
Thesaurus for leaven from the Collins English Thesaurus
any substance that produces fermentation in dough or batter, such as yeast, and causes it to rise