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  • verbsoothe, pacify
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Synonyms for placate

verb soothe, pacify
  • appease
  • assuage
  • mollify
  • pacify
  • reconcile
  • satisfy
  • soothe
  • calm
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • conciliate
  • humor
  • propitiate
  • soft-pedal
  • stroke
  • sweeten
  • tranquilize
  • make peace
  • make up
  • play up to
  • pour oil on
  • win over

Antonyms for placate

  • agitate
  • incite
  • irritate
  • provoke
  • upset
  • worry
  • aggravate
  • trouble
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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