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Verb: mollify  'mó-li,fI
  1. Cause to be more favourably inclined; gain the good will of
    "She managed to mollify the angry customer";
    - pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, placate, gentle, gruntle
     
  2. Make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate
    "she mollified her criticism";
    - temper, season
     
  3. Make less rigid or softer

Derived forms: mollifies, mollified, mollifying

Type of: calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten [Brit], soften, still, tranquilize [N. Amer], tranquillise [Brit], tranquillize, weaken

Encyclopedia: Mollify