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- v. To soothe; to mollify; to pacify; to soften.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To soothe; to mollify; to pacify; to soften.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To soothe, mollify, or pacify.
Latin demulceo ("I soothe"); de + mulceo ("I stroke"). (Wiktionary)
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