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So in 1926, Mayer enlisted folks from across the industry to create the academy, designed to pacify labor issues outside of a union system, as well as to promote a positive view of Hollywood to the public.
WHY DO THE OSCARS MATTER?SONIA RAOAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Pastries couldn’t pacify them despite chants of “we are hungry!”
WILL AMAZON’S UNION CHANGE THE WORLD?DANIEL MALLOYAPRIL 1, 2021OZY
The Texans are a mess, and they can’t pacify Watson with a ton of money and a few compliments.
DESHAUN WATSON IS TAKING A STAND AGAINST DISINGENUOUS NFL OWNERS. IT COULD CHANGE THE LEAGUE.JERRY BREWERFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“All those wise sayings he's credited with, like 'the social rumble ain't restful' and 'if your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts,' well, I'd say most of them are actually true,” said Veeck.
SATCHEL PAIGE WAS ONE OF BASEBALL’S BEST. IT DIDN’T TAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT TO KNOW THAT.THOMAS M. BOSWELLDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Less than 24 hours after Duron was ejected from the game that seemingly actualized that dream, Cruz tried to pacify his frustrations by focusing on the relationships he built during his football career.
AFTER ONE PLAYER’S ASSAULT OF A REFEREE, A TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL TEAM WONDERS WHY IT WAS SIDELINEDGLYNN A. HILLDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
While new targeting restrictions have been few and far between, some digital ad firms have established additional controls to pacify squeamish media owners worried about political ad content.
‘WOULDN’T MAKE ECONOMIC SENSE’: DESPITE HYPED TARGETING RESTRICTIONS ON 2020 POLITICAL ADS, FEW NEW LIMITS ARE IN PLACEJIM COOPEROCTOBER 12, 2020DIGIDAY
The king hoped, by the appointment of a Republican ministry, to pacify the democratic spirit.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
No, I shall not seek to pacify the people, when the insolent challenge shall have been thrown in their faces!
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
They then teach them to obey; some by words; others they pacify by tunes, accompanied with the beating of a drum.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Pitt hoped to pacify discontent by benefiting Irish trade, and to unite the two countries by a community of interest.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PACIFY

  • allay
  • calm down
  • compose
  • lull
  • pacify
  • placate
  • quiet
  • relax
  • settle
  • soothe
  • steady
  • still
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