pacifying (part of speech: verb)
easing, reconciling, placating, hushing, allaying, quelling, moderating, ebbing, conciliating, composing, soothing, smoothing, quieting, tranquilizing, assuaging, cooling, lulling, defusing, relieving, stabilizing, softening, calming, appeasing, pacifying
soothing (part of speech: adjective)
consoling, comforting, subduing
- They are honest people, neither proud nor hard; they- they will give us their blessing- we will marry, and then with time, I am sure, we shall succeed in mollifying my father. - "The Daughter of the Commandant", Alexksandr Sergeevich Pushkin.
- These indeed had long since ceased to charm away the lady's ill- humour, but they sometimes succeeded in mollifying it. - "Marriage", Susan Edmonstone Ferrier.
- " Well," said the old campaigner, mollifying somewhat, as she got further from the scene of her defeat, and allowed her better judgment to prevail; " perhaps he's not to blame, and I am sure I never said so. - "Caught in a Trap", John C. Hutcheson.