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mollify
used in David Copperfield

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Definition calm someone who is or may become angry or upset
  • 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.
    Chapters 1-3 (25% in)

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