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adjective as in appeasing, peaceful

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The End of Gangs By Sam Quinones, Pacific-Standard Los Angeles gave America the modern street gang.

Still, at least Macklemore sounds like a white guy from the Pacific Northwest.

Owing to its popularity as a pet, it has spread across the Pacific to China.

He was a young Army Air Force lieutenant whose plane crashed in the Pacific in May 1943.

To break her self-destructive cycle and heal, she decides to hike 1,100 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail solo.

That his friend had withdrawn, was a pledge of his pacific wishes; and, with a lightened countenance, Louis rose from his knee.

The shrieking trade-winds and the dense white fogs were hibernating somewhere out in the Pacific.

It looked so calm and peaceful that he said, "I will call it 'Pacific,' for I have never seen the like before."

At this spot, according to our works on geography, the Atlantic Ocean changes its name and assumes that of the Pacific.

That extraordinary but unfortunate man was the first European whose eyes rested on the broad Pacific.


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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pacific, such as: calm, friendly, neutral, quiet, amicable, and at peace.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.