placate

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To calm; to bring peace to; to influence someone who was furious to the point that he or she becomes content or at least no longer irate
to bring from a state of angry or hostile feeling to one of patience or friendliness
If you placate someone, you do or say something to make them stop feeling angry. He smiled, trying to placate me `I didn't mean to upset you,' Agnew said in a placating voice. = appease. to make someone stop feeling angry = appease (past participle of placare)
Same as Placard, 4 & 5
To calm; to bring peace to; to sate someone who was furious up to the point that they are content, or at least no longer irate
cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
{f} appease, satisfy; conciliate, reconcile; calm, pacify, comfort
To appease; to pacify; to concilate
placation
A process or act of placating; appeasement or an expression of appeasement

While these political sellout artists have been intoning their mind numbing placations, citizens across the nation have been speaking and acting.

placative
That placates; pacifying

Temple entered the dining-room from the kitchen, her face fixed in a cringing, placative expression .

placatory
That placates; pacifying

While placatory on the hostages, Raja'i dismissed any possibility of a ceasefire in the war.

placated
past of placate
placater
{i} one who appeases, one who pacifies, one who calms
placater
One who placates
placates
third-person singular of placate
placating
present participle of placate
placating
tending or intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions; "the appeasing concessions to the Nazis at Munich"; "placating (or placative) gestures"; "an astonishingly placatory speech"
placating
{s} placative, conciliatory, serving to pacify, placatory, appeasing
placatingly
in a placating manner; "Jenny smiled placatingly"
placatingly
in a placating manner; "Jenny smiled placatingly
placatingly
serving to placate
placation
The act of placating
placation
the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity
placation
an act of placating a person
placation
{i} appeasement, satisfaction; reconciliation, pacification
placation
the process of placating someone; appeasement
placative
{s} conciliatory, serving to pacify; intended to appease, designed to satisfy; calming, soothing
placatory
A placatory remark or action is intended to make someone stop feeling angry. When next he spoke he was more placatory He raised a placatory hand. `All right, we'll see what we can do.' = appeasing
placatory
{s} conciliatory, serving to pacify; intended to appease, designed to satisfy; calming, soothing
placate
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