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mollify
used in The Bourne Supremacy

6 uses
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Definition
calm someone who is or may become angry or upset
  • Head boys and waiters were mollifying the patrons, patting shoulders and clearing away the debris while straightening tables and producing new chairs and dispensing free glasses of whisky.
    Chapter 1 (87% in)
mollifying = calming
  • He was in the middle of the lobby trying to mollify an excited guest.
    Chapter 18 (40% in)
  • It was Lee Teng, who had broken away from his outraged, now mollified, guest.
    Chapter 18 (56% in)
  • Bourne dropped another twenty yuan over the seat and the man was mollified.
    Chapter 23 (44% in)
  • Jean Louis Ardisson was being escorted through the doors by no fewer than four Chinese bureaucrats, all of whom were doing their best to mollify him.
    Chapter 24 (55% in)
  • You were correct ...my screen now shows — a mollifying explanation, taking up time.
    Chapter 30 (71% in)

There are no more uses of "mollify" in The Bourne Supremacy.

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