Thesaurus / keep peace
other words for keep peace
- act correctly
- act with decorum
- be civil
- be good
- be nice
- be on best behavior
- be orderly
- comport oneself
- conduct oneself properly
- demean oneself
- deport oneself
- discipline oneself
- keep the peace
- live up to
- manage oneself
- observe golden rule
- observe the law
- play fair
- shape up
- toe the mark
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My son,” said Grabantak one evening to Chingatok, “if we are henceforth to live in peace, why not unite and become one nation?
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
She was growing accustomed to like shocks, but she could not keep the mounting color back from her cheeks.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Impressed by the lugubrious scene, Aguinaldo yielded, and the next day peace negotiations were opened.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He will keep the sayings of renowned men, and will enter withal into the subtilties of parables.
Keep closely covered with a bell glass and, in a few weeks, more or less, the baby Ferns will start to put in an appearance.
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My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
O death, how bitter is the remembrance of thee to a man that hath peace in his possessions!
He is dead; but his three sons have the estate yet, and I think they would keep their father's promise to the Indians.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON