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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.”
HOW U.S. SEXUAL-HARASSMENT LAW ENCOURAGES A CULTURE OF VICTIM BLAMINGDEBORAH TUERKHEIMEROCTOBER 5, 2021TIME
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.
“WE’RE NOT ALLOWED TO HANG UP”: THE HARSH REALITY OF WORKING IN CUSTOMER SERVICEBY ARIANA TOBIN, KEN ARMSTRONG AND JUSTIN ELLIOTT, ILLUSTRATIONS BY LAILA MILEVSKIJULY 21, 2021PROPUBLICA
For $62,500, the county could move the statue and just maybe satisfy — or at least mollify — all sides.
THE CONFEDERACY’S FINAL RESTING PLACEMARC FISHERMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Buccaneers’ ability to recruit and mollify Brady while winning a championship illustrated a new line teams may have to straddle.
AS AARON RODGERS SAGA SHOWS, KEEPING A FRANCHISE QB HAPPY IS ALMOST AS IMPORTANT AS FINDING ONEADAM KILGOREMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Meanwhile the Athenian and Rhodian envoys got hold of the consul and tried by ingenious arguments to mollify his anger.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
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.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
This treatise was presented to Prince Maurice; but it did not mollify the indignation he had conceived against the Remonstrants.
THE LIFE OF THE TRULY EMINENT AND LEARNED HUGO GROTIUSJEAN LVESQUE DE BURIGNY
We shall see if this will mollify the tone of the Times which ill-treated poor Lord Grey shamefully yesterday morning.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO
His explanation that he was Bellerophon, the stick Pegasus, and the cats the three heads of the Chimra failed to mollify me.
MOTHERING ON PERILOUSLUCY S. FURMAN
The Marquis's acquittal did not, it seems, mollify his bitterness toward Roosevelt.
ROOSEVELT IN THE BAD LANDSH. HAGEDORN.
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WORDS RELATED TO MOLLIFY

  • allay
  • alleviate
  • appease
  • assuage
  • balm
  • becalm
  • compose
  • cool
  • cool it
  • cool out
  • hush
  • lay back
  • lull
  • mitigate
  • mollify
  • pacify
  • placate
  • quiet
  • quieten
  • relax
  • relieve
  • sedate
  • settle
  • simmer down
  • soft pedal
  • soothe
  • steady
  • still
  • stroke
  • take it easy
  • take the edge off
  • tranquilize
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