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synonyms for peaceable

  • peaceful
  • amiable
  • amicable
  • calm
  • complacent
  • conciliatory
  • gentle
  • irenic
  • mild
  • neighborly
  • nonviolent
  • pacific
  • pacificatory
  • pacifist
  • peace-loving
  • placid
  • quiet
  • restful
  • still
  • tranquil
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antonyms for peaceable

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  • belligerent
  • cold
  • cool
  • mean
  • unfriendly
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How to use peaceable in a sentence

In various passages she is described as peaceable or perfect, and is thus presented as in Covenant.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
In all other cases the elephant is very peaceable, and is not easily induced to attack human beings.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
But they were generally peaceable folks, and had a great dread of going to law, especially with one of their own neighbors.
MIKE MARBLEUNCLE FRANK
He was therefore the favourite candidate of prudent and peaceable men in every country.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
And Val, in his good-nature, bore the infliction passively so long as she kept civil and peaceable.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
If I know them men they hain't apt to git together and agree peaceable and reasonable.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
I spend all my evenings at home, and lead the life of a peaceable and well-disposed citizen of Moscow.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Sensible and peaceable people enlighten themselves; their light spreads itself gradually, and in time reaches the people.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
A good sermon upon these words: "But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable."
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
All was quiet and peaceable, says a local paper, and nothing heard but the moanings of the friends of the culprits.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
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WORDS RELATED TO PEACEABLE

  • accordant
  • agreeing
  • amiable
  • civil
  • clubby
  • concordant
  • cordial
  • courteous
  • cozy
  • empathic
  • good-humored
  • harmonious
  • kind
  • kindly
  • like-minded
  • mellow
  • neighborly
  • pacific
  • peaceable
  • peaceful
  • polite
  • regular
  • right nice
  • sociable
  • square shooting
  • sympathetic
  • understanding
  • appeasing
  • assuaging
  • calm
  • civil
  • disarming
  • irenic
  • pacific
  • peaceable
  • placating
  • placatory
  • propitiative
  • quiet
  • willing
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