I love the core message of Disney's Frozen: that all you need to thaw, or mollify, a frozen heart is love.
This word has Latin roots that mean "to make soft."
"I was too tired to care about Oliver and in a detached, exhausted way I heard him resentfully banging the parts of the cot together. We rubbed along for a couple of weeks: me mollifying him with flattery and good food, him quoting the Bible and strumming his guitar."
Explain the meaning of "mollify" without saying "ease" or "mellow."
In Human Rights & Education, William M. Rideout, Jr. points out that, even in countries where it's a law that everyone gets a free education, that doesn't mean everyone does get one.
Spend 20 seconds or more on the game below. Don’t skip straight to the review—let your working memory empty out first.
1. The opposite of MOLLIFYING is
I hope you're enjoying Make Your Point. It's made with love.