to pacify

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peacify
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
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 bring peace to (a place or situation), by ending war, fighting, violence, anger or agitation
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
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
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
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
to pacify
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