Synonyms for pacification

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Now there has been a second struggle and a pacification if not a victory.

The production might, therefore, be called a 'pacification hymn.'

Perhaps I may have had some share in the work of pacification.

There is urgent need for your Majesty to take means of pacification.

That was in 1884—a year after the defeat of Arabi, and the "pacification."

We are also pledged to remain till the pacification is complete.

Again Baville supposed the pacification of the Cevennes to be complete.

But this process of pacification was too rapid for my excited uncle.

The present pacification is considered by most as only a short truce.

He made use of the office merely for the pacification of the country.

WORD ORIGIN

"a setting at peace," early 15c., from Middle French pacification "act of making peaceful" (15c.), from Latin pacificationem (nominative pacificatio) "a peace-making," noun of action from past participle stem of pacificare "to pacify" (see pacify).

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disarmament

nounreduction of weapons
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