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- 1. pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle, calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still
- usage: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
- 2. pacify, establish, give
- usage: fight violence and try to establish peace in (a location); "The U.N. troops are working to pacify Bosnia"
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