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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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emolliente‧mol‧li‧ent /ɪˈmɒliənt $ ɪˈmɑː-/ adjective formal  1 MDmaking something, especially your skin, softer and smoother Almond oil is renowned for its soothing, emollient properties.2 CALMmaking someone feel calmer when they have been angry an emollient replyemollient noun [countable]
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emollientAn emollient reply was drafted for me to send back.Sunday schools too were booming and every week little people were taught to give voice to such emollient verses as these.emollient words
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