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Definition of mollify verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    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