Passify vs. Mollify

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  • Passify (verb)

    To make or become passive.

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  • Mollify (verb)

    To ease a burden, particularly worry; make less painful; to comfort.

  • Mollify (verb)

    To appease (anger), pacify, gain the good will of.

  • Mollify (verb)

    To soften; to make tender

  • Mollify (verb)

    appease the anger or anxiety of (someone)

    “nature reserves were set up around the power stations to mollify local conservationists”

  • Mollify (verb)

    reduce the severity of (something)

    “the women hoped to mollify the harsh wilderness environment”

Oxford Dictionary

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