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Synonyms for MOLLIFY

Usage Examples for MOLLIFY

  1. Every concession made by the President to the enemies of slavery has only one aim; it is to mollify their urgent demands by throwing to them small crumbs, as one tries to mollify a boisterous and hungry dog. - "Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862" by Adam Gurowski
  2. But the admirers of this great poet have most reason to complain when he approaches nearest to his highest excellence, and seems fully resolved to sink them in dejection, and mollify them with tender emotions by the fall of greatness, the danger of innocence, or the crosses of love. - "Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare" by D. Nichol Smith