In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbmollifies, mollified, mollifying
1aplacarcalmarshe was slightly mollified by his apology — sus disculpas la aplacaron un poco
- The driver was not mollified, not even a little bit.
- I was mollified for the time being, and things resumed their tentative state of normality.
- We'll probably just see a bunch of cosmetic amendments to mollify the rebels.
- Most people have been mollified but there are still a few complainants left.
- The spider plants I placed all round the house after reading about the NASA research on toxin absorption do not seem to have mollified her.
- ‘She's right Chris, don't look so put out, ’Betty said, attempting to mollify Chris.
- She then gave me a cute, shy little smile, completely unaware that her doing that alone was enough to mollify me.
- I still think it'll be fascinating to see what rhetorical path she chooses to try and mollify her liberal fans.
- Brown was ready to mollify the union leaders, with whom he has a long and close association, with a pledge to continue the debate on the issue.
- I made the introduction mostly to mollify the woman who looked like she'd rather shoot us than hear our story.
- There are serious flaws to the agreement that prevent it from being anything more than a feel-good measure designed to mollify the Green Party.
- She looked slightly mollified by the compliment, but I could tell that it would be a long evening before my task was accomplished.
- The Government's assurances failed to mollify opponents, who say people are already leaving university with debts of £20,000 or more.
- I was fully mollified and feeling amiable towards him again.
- Together, they were able to mollify workers and quietly implement the destruction of thousands of jobs.
- I've had nephews break things, and the parents were very apologetic and took full responsibility (and that's all it took, an apology, to mollify us).
- My feeling is that he will leave, though good results could yet mollify him.
- Silver says customers were temporarily mollified when management put up signs warning of upcoming renovations.
- I felt slightly mollified by the fact that it hadn't all been my fault, although I was still flaming angry at Andrew for his sneaky, malicious trick.
- Her mother called in tears, and now Anna feels that she has to travel to Davis to mollify her.
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