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mollify

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mollify

  1. 1 to lessen the anger or agitation of an apology would probably mollify your friend Synonyms of mollify appease, assuage, conciliate, disarm, gentle, pacify, placate, propitiateWords Related to mollify calm, comfort, console, content, hush, quiet, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize); endear (to), ingratiate; delight, gladden, gratify, please; adulate, blarney, flatter, overpraise, soft-soap; quench, sate, satiate, satisfy; cater (to), humor, indulge; blandish, cajole, coax, sweet-talk, wheedle; baby, coddle, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil; dulcify, sweetenNear Antonyms of mollify aggravate, annoy, antagonize, bother, bug, burn (up), chafe, cross, exasperate, gall, get, grate, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pique, put out, rankle, rile, roil, ruffle, vex; provoke, rouse; harass, harry, persecute, pester; agitate, discomfort, distress, disturb, fret, perturb, unhinge, unsettle, upset, worry; affront, insult, offend, slightAntonyms of mollify anger, enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, ire, madden, outrage

  2. 2 to make more bearable or less severe a friendly gesture that did a lot to mollify their suspicions about the new neighbor Synonyms of mollify allay, alleviate, assuage, ease, mitigate, help, palliate, relieve, sootheWords Related to mollify abate, lighten, moderate, soften, temper; cure, heal, remedy; amend, correct, emend, fix, mend, rectify, reform, repair; ameliorate, better, enhance, enrich, improve, meliorate, perfect, refineNear Antonyms of mollify harm, hurt, impair, injure; heighten, intensify, sharpenAntonyms of mollify aggravate, exacerbate

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to suppress quietly or indirectly

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