Word of the Week: Mollify

CliffsNotes March 11, 2015


 CliffsNotes Blog Word of the Week Mollify Definition

Word: mollify (v)

Meaning: soothe

Synonyms: pacify, relax, calm


1. Brit was at a loss as to how she could mollify her shrieking daughter.

2. Mollified by some deep breathing, I was able to clearly think about the issue after our argument.

3. The new father was unsure how to mollify his tiny newborn.


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