Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mollify

3 senses of mollify

Sense 1
pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle -- (cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer")
       => calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still -- (make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear")

Sense 2
temper, season, mollify -- (make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism")
       => weaken -- (lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body")

Sense 3
mollify -- (make less rigid or softer)
       => soften -- (make soft or softer; "This liquid will soften your laundry")

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