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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. To pacify or appease.
2. To soften or reduce, as in intensity.
From Latin mollis (soft). Earliest documented use: 1425.
“Mr. Gordhan is not mollified. The apology, he wrote in a newspaper article, did not go far enough.”
Global Firms and the Gupta Connection; The Economist (London, UK); Dec 8, 2017.
See more usage examples of mollify in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
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