mollify

verb
Definition of mollify:

make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else


Synonyms of mollify:

moderate, season, temper, soothe, appease, pacify, assuage, calm, allay, soften


Opposite/Antonyms of mollify:

provoke, enrage, annoy, agitate, aggravate, exasperate, harass


Sentence/Example of mollify:

The few regular carers on duty tried to talk to the quartet, hoping to mollifythem.