Definition(s): to soften in feeling or temper, as a person; pacify; appease
2. to mitigate or reduce; soften:
Part of Speech: verb
Sentence: After losing the championship game, David’s mother offered a hug to mollify his frustration and disappointment.
Synonyms: alleviate, lull, diminish, tranquilize,
Antonyms: aggravate, frustrate, incite, provoke, extend