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mo luh fahy

  • v  cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    She managed to mollify the angry customer
  • v  make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate
  • v  make less rigid or softer

  • The salesman tried to mollify the customer who was agitated that even after a month her complaint had not been looked into.
  • But critics, who fear Obama is keeping the Honduras coup designation downgraded to mollify conservative Republicans, argue that further steps, like freezing Honduran bank accounts .
  • Deutch's successor, George Tenet, attempted to mollify case officers by awarding Ward the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal in March 2000.
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  • Adobe beats profit expectations, mulls subscription changes
    Adobe Systems is trying to move its customers to its Creative Cloud subscription. (Credit: Adobe Systems) Adobe Systems beat analysts' profitability expectations by 3 cents in the second fiscal quarter, ratcheted its Creative Cloud subscriber total up 221,000 to 700,000, and is considering new measures to mollify those who don't like the subscriptions, the company said Tuesday. The company ...
    June 18, 2013 - CNET

  • Francis Escudero in GMA
    Assassinations are not street crimes like cell phone snatching. It takes a lot of sleuthing to unmask gun-for-hires. This is a job best done by our intelligence guys,Escudero said, adding, "I hope this is not another pr job to mollify...
  • Saul Anuzis in
    Only after Obama had all but wrapped up the Democratic nomination did he schedule a campaign stop in Michigan last month,Anuzis said. "He's hoping that a few well-staged photo-ops will mollify voter uncertainty about his qualifications to...

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