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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PACIFIC

She sat quietly looking at the Pacific and thinking her own thoughts.

The roaring winds of the Pacific make you drunk to begin with.

It washes its face in the Atlantic, and its feet in the Pacific.

They did not talk to each other on the Pacific coast about it.

He'd been in the Pacific a while, they say, and was a Jack-of-all-trades in America.

The day had broken by this time, quick and beautiful as ever in the Pacific Ocean.

You, I believed, were away in the Pacific, where all things beautiful should be.

It's a garden land,' said I, 'a sunny haven in this good Pacific sea.'

But he was very anxious that the Consolidated Pacific people should think he had.

Industry and knowledge and the pacific arts of life were making progress.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "tending to make peace," from Middle French pacifique, from Latin pacificus "peaceful, peace-making," from pax (genitive pacis) "peace" (see peace) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Meaning "peaceful, calm" is first recorded 1630s. Related: Pacifical (mid-15c.); pacifically.

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