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mollify
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition calm someone who is or may become angry or upset
  • But Pearl, not a whit startled at her mother's threats any more than mollified by her entreaties, now suddenly burst into a fit of passion, gesticulating violently, and throwing her small figure into the most extravagant contortions.
    Chapter 19 -- The Child at the Brookside (53% in)

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