pacify

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To bring peace to (a place or situation), by ending war, fighting, violence, anger or agitation
To appease (someone)
to bring into a peaceful state
{f} soothe, calm; placate, appease; soften; bring to a state of peace
{v} to appease, still anger, make easy
If the army or the police pacify a group of people, they use force to overcome their resistance or protests. Government forces have found it difficult to pacify the rebels + pacification paci·fi·ca·tion the pacification of the country
If you pacify someone who is angry, upset, or not pleased, you succeed in making them calm or pleased. Is this a serious step, or is this just something to pacify the critics? = placate
fight violence and try to establish peace in (a location); "The U
troops are working to pacify Bosnia" cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer
cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
troops are working to pacify Bosnia"
To make to be at peace; to appease; to calm; to still; to quiet; to allay the agitation, excitement, or resentment of; to tranquillize; as, to pacify a man when angry; to pacify pride, appetite, or importunity
fight violence and try to establish peace in (a location); "The U N troops are working to pacify Bosnia"
cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer
pacify a person
appease someone, placate a person
pacified
{s} calmed; appeased, placated
pacifies
third-person singular of
pacifying
present participle of pacify
pacifying
freeing from fear and anxiety
pacifying
{s} calming; softening; placating, appeasing; bringing peace
pacify
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