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adverb as in peacefully


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Example Sentences

Harriet offered, placatingly, as she got into the front seat, and tucked the pongee robe snugly about the saffron-coloured gown.

“It is I, Dragonfel, the enchanter,” said the voice placatingly.

"There isn't much chance for organizing," said a Congressman, placatingly.

"We've put our hands to the plough," said Maitland placatingly, when the ladies had left us.

"Trix asked about the lightning," he said placatingly, just as he was accustomed to do, during the nagging period.

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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to placatingly, such as: harmoniously, civilly, conciliatingly, inoffensively, and pacifically.

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