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make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else

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make less rigid or softer

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Professor Maxon was mollified by this apology, and turned to resume his watch beside a large, coffin-shaped vat.
He denied those baseless and mollified news stories published in some newspapers regarding weak arrangements of the ETEA Entrance Test.
Nor will junior doctors who are at loggerheads with Jeremy Hunt over pay be mollified when they see bosses riding around in Jags, BMWs, and 4x4s.
Amazon released a belated statement which has not mollified angry users.
James Reuter gave him hell (in a manner of speaking, of course), but was properly mollified when Rialp demonstrated how skillfully he could get in and out of the nun's habit.
Synapsa is a patented, standardized form of Bacopa mollified that has been the subject of more than 30 years of research.
Tillman's mother refused to be mollified by this fishy, politically convenient story, which turned her son, who was posthumously awarded a Silver Star, into a patriotic poster boy for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Though fans of the Comedy Central programs may be angered by their removal from the site, they might be mollified to hear of speculation from analysts that Hulu is unprofitable.
Now that we have hopefully mollified the folks at HUSA, perhaps they will let us sample one of these Newkie Brown DraughtKegs they've been talking about.
Hirst reports that he was 'ropeable', although somewhat mollified by the tribute to him in Hughes's introduction.
The move will anger dozens of Labour backbenchers, opposition MPs, local residents, local councils and environmental groups who are unlikely to be mollified by any concessions the government makes.
Those who might complain about the necessarily selective choices concerning those profiled may be somewhat mollified by the not infrequent inclusion of thematically similar artists receiving smaller profiles within the main entries.
Ranting Piers should at least be mollified that the no-hopers will have all been weeded out before the final, but any children who made it through should certainly expect no special treatment from him.
Two Israeli security sources said the US further mollified the Olmert government with an "understanding in principle" that future JDAM sales to Israel would include advanced technologies not on offer to Saudi Arabia.
Baggies boss Tony Mowbray has plenty of other injuries to contend with but, by and large, his problems are mollified by the strength of his squad.