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mollifying

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  • as inbland
  • as inconciliatory
  • as inmild
  • as insoftening
  • as insoothing

synonyms for mollifying

  • soft
  • balmy
  • calm
  • calmative
  • clear
  • lenient
  • nonirritant
  • nonirritating
  • smooth
  • soothing
  • demulcent
  • emollient
  • lenitive
  • pianissimo
  • assuasive
  • crumbly
  • ductile
  • emulsive
  • flaccid
  • friable
  • lenient
  • malleable
  • mitigatory
  • mollescent
  • mollient
  • pliable
  • calming
  • reassuring
  • alleviating
  • consoling
  • easing
  • relaxing
  • relieving
  • remedying
  • softening
  • tranquilizing
  • warming
  • consolatory
  • palliative
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antonyms for mollifying

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  • bitter
  • caustic
  • severe
  • sharp
  • tasty
  • agitated
  • coarse
  • cold
  • excited
  • firm
  • hard
  • harsh
  • healthy
  • hot
  • loud
  • noisy
  • rough
  • severe
  • stormy
  • strong
  • turbulent
  • uncool
  • unfriendly
  • unkind
  • upset
  • violent
  • wild
  • fierce
  • nervous
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      How to use mollifying in a sentence

      A certain mollifying dimness rests upon them now, and their superseded brilliancy gleams through it but faintly.
      PICTURE AND TEXTHENRY JAMES
      Experience was not greatly mollifying Sewall's opinion of the region in which his lot had been cast.
      ROOSEVELT IN THE BAD LANDSH. HAGEDORN.
      Only one religion—Islamism alone, I fear—will resist this mollifying process.
      THE APOSTLESERNEST RENAN
      Time seemed to have no mollifying effect upon the animosity of the King.
      THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOL. 13, NO. 78, APRIL, 1864VARIOUS
      One might have expected her childish comeliness to exercise something of a mollifying effect on his brutality.
      A MAID OF THE SILVER SEAJOHN OXENHAM
      The arrival of a cup of tea, Miss Huntress, being a woman as well as a reporter, found mollifying to the hardness of life.
      JEWEL WEEDALICE AMES WINTER
      How many treaties of peace and commerce have owed their conclusion to the mollifying effects of a series of good dinners!
      THE GASTRONOMIC REGENERATOR:ALEXIS SOYER
      I say that it was with myself that I was chiefly angry; but I have never found that a particularly mollifying reflection.
      THE TOWER OF OBLIVIONOLIVER ONIONS
      We hinted, in a mollifying way, that he had escaped over a fence ten feet high, but that blood would tell.
      A BREEZE FROM THE WOODS, 2ND ED.WILLIAM CHAUNCEY BARTLETT
      There is a Hindoo proverb that you cannot get the crook out of a dog's tail by mollifying appliances.
      A BREEZE FROM THE WOODS, 2ND ED.WILLIAM CHAUNCEY BARTLETT
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      WORDS RELATED TO MOLLIFYING

      • balmy
      • calm
      • calmative
      • clear
      • lenient
      • mollifying
      • nonirritant
      • nonirritating
      • smooth
      • soft
      • soothing
      • alleviating
      • calming
      • consolatory
      • consoling
      • easing
      • mollifying
      • palliative
      • reassuring
      • relaxing
      • relieving
      • remedying
      • softening
      • tranquilizing
      • warming
      Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.