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mollify
used in Catch-22

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Definition
calm someone who is or may become angry or upset
  • 'Oh, in that case I guess it's okay,' Colonel Korn said, mollified.
    Chapter 20 — Corporal Whitcomb (14% in)
  • Milo was correct, of course, as everyone soon agreed but a few embittered misfits like Doc Daneeka, who sulked cantankerously and muttered offensive insinuations about the morality of the whole venture until Milo mollified him with a donation, in the name of the syndicate, of a lightweight aluminum collapsible garden chair that Doc Daneeka could fold up conveniently and carry outside his tent each time Chief White Halfoat came inside his tent and carry back inside his tent each time...
    Chapter 24 — Milo (56% in)

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