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leavening agent

A substance (e.g., baking powder or yeast) which is incorporated in dough and batter and creates a gaseous foam (most commonly CO2) through either a chemical or biological reaction, causing baked products to rise and, because of the products’ protein (e.g., gluten) and polysaccharide (e.g., pentosan or xanthan gum) content, sets in the risen state.
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Whenever we think the dignity of a whole institution is more important than the life and well-being of even one child, we are feeling the influence of the leaven that plagued the Pharisees.
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Baking powder is widely used to leaven baked products.
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With Jesus we are called into our own dialogue with God and Satan in order that we might possibly be salt, light, and leaven in the world.