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Which is another reason for Putin to find some way to bring Belarusian protests to a peaceful end, with or without Lukashenko.

From Ozy

America’s government repeatedly fails to provide meaningful avenues for peaceful change.

From Vox

Most recently, some members of the US Congress wrote a petition calling on the US secretary of state to encourage the Ethiopian government to engage in an open dialog with the opposition for a peaceful transition.

From Quartz

Being in the redwoods and watching them burn, it’s amazing how peaceful it could be at times.

I discovered—to my surprise—that I enjoyed how peaceful the airport could be at night.

From Fortune

Instead, he is cruelly jailed solely for the peaceful expression of his beliefs.

To give the truth its rights, you have to see that groups like TMOC were threatened by peaceful protest.

The petroleum industry has depicted fracking as a few antiseptic drills dug on peaceful farmland.

In the past, union officials have appeared at numerous peaceful protests in New York and across the country.

The demonstrations have been largely peaceful, with fewer arrests and clashes with police than in other cities.

Every leader was killed, and every peaceful native whom the Spaniards met on their way was unmercifully treated.

This information was balm to Louis, as it seemed to promise a peaceful termination to so threatening an affair.

Nevertheless, both our arrival that evening and our landing the next morning were very quiet and peaceful.

The place wore an entirely peaceful air, strong and massive though it appeared.

Last night again there was all sorts of firing and fighting going on, throughout those hours peaceful citizens ear-mark for sleep.


On this page you'll find 94 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peaceful, such as: amicable, bloodless, calm, harmonious, neutral, and nonviolent.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.