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So they’re trying to figure out what are the words they need to say to placate the stock market.
He succeeded in placating the wrath of the Marquis of Caylus.
THE DUKE'S MOTTOJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
He failed to see the necessity of making friends of his competitors and of placating his critics as he progressed.
Allan took it calmly, made a placating remark or two, and lapsed into a friendly silence.
THE LONG ROLLMARY JOHNSTON
And Madame Rosalie's tone, though courteous, had not been eager or placating.
THE REST HOLLOW MYSTERYREBECCA N. PORTER
Mrs. Bowen did not respond to the question of placating and punishing her protégée with sustained interest.
INDIAN SUMMERWILLIAM D. HOWELLS
It has nothing to do with placating or propitiating the Goddess.
THE UNWILLING VESTALEDWARD LUCAS WHITE
Instead of responding in kind to my placating overtures, the attitude of the whiskered man became more threatening than ever.
FIBBLE, D. D.IRVIN SHREWSBURY COBB
Blinking his eyes rapidly, for they closed like the shutter of a camera, he made a placating gesture with both huge furry hands.
FREUDIAN SLIPFRANKLIN ABEL
Then a placating, if anxious, smile spread over his face and his mouth worked rapidly, too much so for Mel to read any words.
ALL IN THE MINDGENE L. HENDERSON

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