verb (used with object), mol·li·fied, mol·li·fy·ing.
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Other students argue that the discovery of remains cannot fully mollify public consciousness surrounding the case.On U.VA Campus, Grief Mixes With Relief After Discovery of Body|Eric Leimkuhler|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, on Friday, Holder made a round of calls to Capitol Hill in an attempt to mollify concerned lawmakers.
The appointments of Al-Sisi and Mekki are no doubt intended to mollify such concerns.
He was actually soft as mush, straining to mollify Hispanics without roiling his own nativist base.Immigration Could Sink Mitt Romney Regardless of Supreme Court Rulings|Robert Shrum|June 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So Obama was sending out Biden to further mollify the gay community without having to actually take a stand himself.
Meanwhile the Athenian and Rhodian envoys got hold of the consul and tried by ingenious arguments to mollify his anger.
This, of course, did not tend to mollify the spirit of the man to whom it was written, or to make him gracious towards his wife.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
This treatise was presented to Prince Maurice; but it did not mollify the indignation he had conceived against the Remonstrants.The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius|Jean Lvesque de Burigny
We shall see if this will mollify the tone of the Times which ill-treated poor Lord Grey shamefully yesterday morning.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835|Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
His explanation that he was Bellerophon, the stick Pegasus, and the cats the three heads of the Chimra failed to mollify me.Mothering on Perilous|Lucy S. Furman