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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mol·li·fy /ˈmɑləˌfaɪ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mol·li·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mollified p. pr. & vb. n. Mollifying ]
 1. To soften; to make tender; to reduce the hardness, harshness, or asperity of; to qualify; as, to mollify the ground.
    With sweet science mollified their stubborn hearts.   --Spenser.
 2. To assuage, as pain or irritation, to appease, as excited feeling or passion; to pacify; to calm.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of;
           "She managed to mollify the angry customer" [syn: pacify,
            lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, placate,
            gentle, gruntle]
      2: make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding
         something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism"
         [syn: temper, season]
      3: make less rigid or softer
      [also: mollified]