Monday, November 27, 2006

Word of the Day

mollify \MOL-uh-fy\, transitive verb:

1. To pacify; to soothe or calm in temper or disposition.
2. To reduce in intensity; to temper.
3. To soften; to reduce the rigidity of.

One hundred seventeen and a half pesos! Did you think you could mollify me with that amount, Philip V?
-- Ana Teresa Torres, Doña Inés vs. Oblivion