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synonyms for keep the peace

  • pour oil on troubled waters
  • practice non violence
  • wage peace
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How to use keep the peace in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
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!
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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