Anger related

mollify
(v)
MOLL-i-fie
Meaning

pacify; soothe; bring a person out of his anger or hostility;

1st Sample Sentence

My father has said that he absolutely will not permit me to marry you, but I am hoping that over time I will be able to mollify him and change his mind.

Root

mollis (soft) (Latin)

Synonyms

appease, mollify, placate

Antonyms

beard, gall, goad, incense, incite, nettle, vex

Mnemonics

(HOPE IT HELPS) MOLLIFY can be remembered from PACIFY. They mean the same. mollify sounds like nullify. so just think of nullifying something. nullifying your temper It is from sanskrit, mollify=mridu (soft)+fy (to make)

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