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mollify
used in Sister Carrie

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Definition
calm someone who is or may become angry or upset
  • The fact that he had in a measure mollified Carrie was a source of satisfaction to Hurstwood, but it furnished only the most temporary relief.
    Chapter 28 (82% in)
mollified = calmed
  • He only looked at her in the most kindly and mollifying way.
    Chapter 28 (30% in)

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