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Word: placate

Definition: pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease

More Vocab Words

::: hapless - unfortunate; luckless
::: raucous - (of voice) harsh and unpleasant; (of people) disorderly and boisterous; Ex. raucous shouts
::: hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
::: paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
::: gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
::: polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
::: kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
::: alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
::: acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
::: pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable