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Synonyms for mollification

a state of being appeased or ameliorated or tempered

the act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined


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Gui, "Determining an unknown source in the heat equation by a mollification regularization method," in Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering (CiSE '10), pp.
There is a spiritual injustice in the adjustment.But now young black folks are refusing alteration or the mollification of conformity and are simply demanding justice.
Since Collier's work was typically and restrictively received as comic, or as the documentary preservation of Lancashire speech, Wheeler's savvy piggybacking of her dialogues onto his represents another skillfully executed mollification of potential controversy.
At I, 5, 199, Viola ironically says: "Some mollification of your giant, sweet lady." Elam reads this sentence as follows: "There is probably also an ironical reference here to the diminutive size of the boy actor" (197n).
(151) The mollification, naturally, would be directed towards secularists and anti-religionists, who have objected to State school chaplains named as such since the NSCP.
The mollification of the patriarch seemed complete as Modi and Advani beamed at each other for cameras gone wild.
One indirect benefit of advancing national ends through WTO litigation is the mollification of domestic anxiety in both the People's Republic and the United States.
Gastro-resistant capsules were those that remained intact, without any cracks or mollification during the 60 min.-period they were exposed to the simulated gastric fluid and failed to disintegrate in the simulated intestinal fluid up to 45 min.
This is also the approach adopted by the SADC Trade Protocol: The settlement of any dispute among Member States shall, whenever possible, imply removal of a measure not conforming with the provisions of this Protocol or causing mollification or impairment of such provision.
It thus emerges that Carey's narrator has, indeed, tailored the story to suit us, but that it has been carefully prepared not as entertainment or mollification, but as a trap, designed to frustrate us.
Murio and Mejla [31] propose a mollification regularization technique to reconstruct the unknown forcing term f(x, t).
And so on, closing with, "All being more or less constipated by the mollification of their 'intestinum rectum,' because of their insane desire to become known as somebody among fools." Wing could be "blue" in his own way, and he was prepared in this practice to gear up the vitriol.
Critical theory exposes underlying values and ideologies so that the consumer is emancipated from the media's coercion or mollification. It presumes that the dominant culture uses media as a method of manipulation of the consciousness of the masses in order to maintain cultural, economic, political, and social institutions.
The bank may represent a potential source of social mollification, but it too must come to terms with its own history, which reveals its embroilment with an inequitable legal system and its resulting responsibility for so many deaths.