mollify


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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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It can only increase the pressure on David Moyes if his team fails to progress in the Champions League, given their position in the Premier League, and with no FA Cup run to ease the pain and mollify the fans.
It might have been better if Kerry had just let the issue sit with the rejection of the invitation since almost everyone in Iran took his offer of participating from the "sidelines" as a gratuitous insult rather than an effort to mollify Iran.
Advani to mollify him following the decision to name Modi as prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 polls, the report further said.
"Their departure from the political scene and the replacement with more suitable people would create a completely different image of the country but I hope that Gruevski and Crvenkovski will mollify their stances and agree to reach a compromise," Semi Mehmeti said, R.L
Their real purpose is to mollify green activists and pressure groups (themselves often financed from taxation).
EMMERDALE'S Katie Sugden tries to mollify her gun-wielding kidnapper.
EX-BBC autocue reader Michael Buerk has hit out at the ethnic and gender quotas used by TV bosses to mollify the PC brigade.
The party leaderships also need to mollify the backbench MPs and AMs who have made a career out of promising to oppose cutbacks.
The moment he became a poster boy for BBC excess and the Trust chose to mollify right-wing media interests rather than stand up for the Corporation, was the moment he was out of the door.
The central bank of Russia bought between USD15bn and USD16bn in October on the foreign exchange market to mollify the rouble's rapid appreciation.
According to Ahmadinejad, Iran will "never" halt work on its nuclear program to mollify Western skeptics.
Ahmadinejad said Iran would "never" halt work on its nuclear program to mollify Western skeptics.
He said Muslims are the followers of Muhammad PBUH and the followers of Prophet do not mollify before any personality.
Will that mollify the disgruntled voter or will he or she say what I'm thinking: too little, too late?
She gave pensioners pounds 10 to mollify them, but this government has now increased this another pounds 60 and that is on top of the pounds 250- pounds 400 fuel allowance.