December 21, 2016
Learner's Word of the Day
mollify /ˈmɑːləˌfaɪ/ verb
mollify
/ˈmɑːləˌfaɪ/
verb

mollifies; mollified; mollifying

The woman is trying to mollify the upset couple.
The woman is trying to mollify the upset couple.
Learner's definition of MOLLIFY

[+ object]

: to make (someone) less angry : to calm (someone) down

  • He tried to mollify his critics with an apology.

  • All attempts to mollify the extremists have failed.

  • The landlord fixed the heat, but the tenants still were not mollified.

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