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synonyms for pacifies

  • allay
  • ameliorate
  • assuage
  • mitigate
  • mollify
  • placate
  • quell
  • repress
  • smooth over
  • soothe
  • tame
  • calm
  • chasten
  • compose
  • con
  • conciliate
  • cool
  • dulcify
  • grease
  • lull
  • moderate
  • propitiate
  • qualify
  • quiet
  • relieve
  • silence
  • soft-pedal
  • soften
  • square
  • still
  • stroke
  • subdue
  • sweeten
  • temper
  • tranquilize
  • bury the hatchet
  • butter up
  • fix up
  • kiss and make up
  • lay back
  • make peace
  • pacificate
  • put the lid on
  • take the edge off
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antonyms for pacifies

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  • aggravate
  • agitate
  • incite
  • intensify
  • irritate
  • provoke
  • upset
  • worry
  • worsen
  • anger
  • arouse
  • excite
  • rouse
  • trouble
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How to use pacifies in a sentence

It is weakness which makes us hate an enemy and seek revenge, and it is idleness that pacifies us and causes us to neglect it.
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With a harp communicated to him by Gudrun he pacifies them all but one, which stings him to the heart, and thus Gunnar dies.
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But it amused, it pacified me, as prayer to their self-invented deities pacifies the devout.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
The priest who pacifies is as natural as the fear he seeks to assuage—as natural as man himself.
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Alcinous pacifies him with gentle words, and proceeds to withdraw all his previous claims extolling Phæacian athletic skill.
HOMER'S ODYSSEYDENTON J. SNIDER
Who pacifies intractable politicians and makes them the devoted followers of the Ministers?
THE ETERNAL CITYHALL CAINE
When I am ill she nurses me; when I am violent she pacifies me.
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It pacifies those who are angry, and by means of it one can see into the unknown.
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Nothing pacifies the wretched so quickly as to find that someone else shares their distress.
THE MILKMAID OF MONTFERMEIL (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK VOLUME XX)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
But Ganga pacifies her and they agree to make over the children to Valmiki, when they become a little old.
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