Irritate and Mollify


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Irritate verb – To disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts.
Usage example: constant chatter irritated the student, who was trying to concentrate on a hard assignment

Mollify is an antonym for irritate in topics: annoy, upset.
Nearby Words: irritable, irritation, irritating, irritability, irritant
Antonyms for Irritate


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Mollify verb – To lessen the anger or agitation of.
Usage example: an apology would probably mollify your friend

Irritate is an antonym for mollify in pacify topic.
Nearby Words: mollified, mollifying, mollification
Antonyms for Mollify
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Common collocations

god irritate god mollify god
dragon irritate dragon mollify dragon
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Antonyms for irritate
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