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We’re in our own heads that there’s some kind of nuanced position that would mollify him.

Snow to aid in acutely easing droughtWhile the snow will prove a headache for some, it’s a welcome source of aid in somewhat mollifying the ongoing drought.

To mollify Knight, Nelson occasionally wore a lab coat over her clothes, which he viewed as necessary because, he said, “I don’t think it’s good for me to see her wearing things that accentuate her body.”

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Last year ProPublica wrote about the world of work-at-home customer service, spotlighting a largely unseen industry that helps brand-name companies shed labor costs by outsourcing the task of mollifying unhappy customers.

For $62,500, the county could move the statue and just maybe satisfy — or at least mollify — all sides.

Other students argue that the discovery of remains cannot fully mollify public consciousness surrounding the case.

Meanwhile, on Friday, Holder made a round of calls to Capitol Hill in an attempt to mollify concerned lawmakers.

The appointments of Al-Sisi and Mekki are no doubt intended to mollify such concerns.

He was actually soft as mush, straining to mollify Hispanics without roiling his own nativist base.

So Obama was sending out Biden to further mollify the gay community without having to actually take a stand himself.

Meanwhile the Athenian and Rhodian envoys got hold of the consul and tried by ingenious arguments to mollify his anger.

This, of course, did not tend to mollify the spirit of the man to whom it was written, or to make him gracious towards his wife.

This treatise was presented to Prince Maurice; but it did not mollify the indignation he had conceived against the Remonstrants.

We shall see if this will mollify the tone of the Times which ill-treated poor Lord Grey shamefully yesterday morning.

His explanation that he was Bellerophon, the stick Pegasus, and the cats the three heads of the Chimra failed to mollify me.


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mollify, such as: allay, alleviate, ameliorate, appease, assuage, and blunt.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.