"mollify" Definition

  1. v. t. To soften; to make tender; to reduce the hardness, harshness, or asperity of; to qualify; as, to mollify the ground.
  2. v. t. To assuage, as pain or irritation, to appease, as excited feeling or passion; to pacify; to calm.

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Position in dictionary: 63157 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., v. t.,
Words that start with "mollify": 2
Words that end with "mollify": 1
Words that contain "mollify": 2
Next words in dictionary: mollifying, mollinet, mollipilose, mollities, mollitude, mollusc, mollusca, molluscan, molluscoid, molluscoidal
Previous words in dictionary: mollifier, mollified, mollification, mollifiable, molliently, mollient, mollemoke, mollebart, molle, mollah

English Dictionary Definition of mollify

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