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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of;
- Example: "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
[syn: pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lenify \Len"i*fy\ (l[e^]n"[i^]*f[imac]), v. t. [L. lenis soft, mild + -fy: cf. F. l['e]nifier.] To assuage; to soften; to mitigate; to alleviate. --Bacon. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lenify v 1: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer" [syn: pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle]