"gentles" in the verb sense
1. pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle
cause to be more favorably inclined gain the good will of
"She managed to mollify the angry customer"
2. ennoble, gentle, entitle
give a title to someone make someone a member of the nobility
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