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Mollify

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Mollify – to calm, temper, soothe, or soften

“He marched into the company headquarters, incensed that he received a defective batch of electronics. However, the representative received his statements with such sincerity and forthright apology that his searing anger was instantly mollified.”

Thought for the Day:

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.”

-Buddha

 


Decorous

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Decorous – in good taste; polite and restrained.

“From what I saw of the students in this school, he also runs a pretty taut ship – I doubt if I could go to any public school in America and find such a bunch of decorous, disciplined, and bright kids.”

Thought for the Day:

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.”

– Buddha


Forbearance

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Forbearance – Tolerance and restraint in the face of provocation.

“In this memoir of his first 18 years, David Thomson sorts out the effects of the buried truth with tact and forbearance.”

Thought for the Day:

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”

– Buddha


Apogee

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Apogee – the furthest or highest point.

“It’s that time of day when my lucidity reaches its apogee.”

Thought for the Day:

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him. “

– Buddha