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 v.  make less rigid or softer; calm in temper or feeling
Classic Sentence:
1  Mr. Chillip was fluttered again, by the extreme severity of my aunt's manner; so he made her a little bow and gave her a little smile, to mollify her.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1. I AM BORN
2  She was not sure what acquisitiveness meant but as he praised it she felt slightly mollified.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
3  Mrs. Shimerda, leaning out of the window, enjoyed the situation keenly, and was sorry when Antonia sent Mary away, mollified by an apronful of bottle-tomatoes.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
4  Somewhat mollified by certain cups of very good coffee, he came out smiling and talking, in tolerably restored humor.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  Amy smiled and was mollified at once, saying with a maternal air, "Women should learn to be agreeable, particularly poor ones, for they have no other way of repaying the kindnesses they receive."
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
6  Although this invitation was accompanied with a curtsey that might have softened the heart of a church-warden, it by no means mollified the beadle.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
Example Sentence:
1  The airline customer service representative tried to mollify the angry passenger by offering her a seat in first class.
2  Nature reserves were set up around new power stations to mollify local conservationists.