adjective: Soothing or softening.
noun: Something that sooths or softens.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin emollire (to soften), from ex- (intensive prefix) + mollire (to soften), from mollis (soft). Ultimately from the same Indo-European root mel- (soft) as words such as malt, melt, mollify, smelt, enamel, schmaltz, and moil. Earliest documented use: 1643


EXOLLIENT - Kukla and Fran have to go on on their own

EMBOLLIENT - broken off a larger object and carried to a different location

EFOLLIENT - recently discharged as an exotic dancer