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as in appeasing
tending to lessen or avoid conflict or hostility a future son-in-law using mollifying flattery to overcome a bad first impression

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verb

present participle of mollify
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as in placating
to lessen the anger or agitation of an apology would probably mollify your friend

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“Mollifying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mollifying. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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