Pacify
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Pacify [pas-uh-fahy]

VERB

VERB

  • To bring to a state of peace.

  • To appease.

  • To reduce to a tranquil state.

  • To reduce to a submissive state.

Example

"I succeeded in pacifying the quarrel between my two friends."

"The forces are trying to pacify the nation with force."

Synonyms

Allay, Ameliorate, Assuage, Mitigate, Mollify, Conciliate, Cool, Dulcify, Grease, Placate, Placid, Quell, Repress

Antonyms

Aggravate, Agitate, Incite, Intensify, Irritate, Provoke, Upset, Worry, Worsen, Anger

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