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mollify
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • 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.

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  • She managed to mollify the angry customer.
  • She apologized, but he would not be mollified and he continued to insist on speaking with her manager.

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