Lenient - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Lenient.

LAX
  1. emptying easily or excessively; "loose bowels"
  2. lacking in rigor or strictness; "such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"; "lax in attending classes"; "slack in maintaining discipline"
  3. lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "a lax rope"; "a limp handshake"
  4. pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')
SOFT
  1. out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance; "he was too soft for the army"; "flabby around the middle"; "flaccid cheeks"
  2. yielding readily to pressure or weight
  3. compassionate and kind; conciliatory; "he was soft on his children"
  4. (of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward the hard palate; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s' and `sh')
  5. (of light) transmitted from a broad light source or reflected
  6. having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
  7. (of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music"
  8. used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the piano passages in the composition"
  9. not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons); "soft targets"
  10. soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe; "a gentle reprimand"; "a vein
Clue Database Last Updated: 22/01/2018 9:00am

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