Entry Definition
(soil, sand, salt, etc.) it softens from water falling on it
s/he loosens or softens it by stomping on it (e.g., soil, caked cement powder); s/he steps on it and crushes it (egg, etc.)
s/he soaks it to make it soft, macerates it
tool for mashing or softening; (food) hash
s/he softens it by shaking or stirring (e.g., raw egg, day-old pea soup which has thickened); s/he tenderizes it using mallet (meat)
s/he softens or tenderizes something belonging to h/ (by shaking, stirring, hitting, etc.)
s/he softens it by trampling it (e.g., mattress)
s/he, it gets soft, softens, becomes mushy