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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PACIFIER

This project to be his housekeeper was one dear to Meg's heart, the pacifier of her wrath.

"Well, Dr. Seaman," she demanded as I chewed on my pacifier.

But at such times Basine revealed his interesting talents as a compromiser, fence straddler, pacifier.

Hanneh Breineh tied the child in the chair, stuck a pacifier in his mouth, and went in to her neighbor.

After a child has used a pacifier or comforter for some time it invariably becomes a mouth breather.

She obtained the name of pacifier, mistress, and sovereign of the hard hearts of the chiefs of the Subanos.

The child was more or less clean, but with this pacifier thing.

The pacifier would fall on the floor, she would pick it up and stick it in the baby's mouth?

WORD ORIGIN

"one who pacifies or appeases," 1530s, agent noun from pacify. The meaning "nipple-shaped device for babies" is first recorded 1904.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PACIFIER

comforter

nouna person or thing that comforts
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