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Definition of mollify verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    mollify

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈmɑləˌfaɪ//
     
    mollify somebody (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mollify
     
    he / she / it mollifies
     
    past simple mollified
     
    -ing form mollifying
     
     
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  1. 1to make someone feel less angry or upset synonym placate
  2. 2 His explanation failed to mollify her.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: mollify