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"She's so excited over Kate's coming home," said Mrs. Barrington with a placatory smile.
THE PRECIPICEELIA WILKINSON PEATTIE
She looked down at me with such a placatory and genuinely feminine smile I decided I'd been foolish to be offended.
Wherefore, instead of quarrelling with the deputation, he rose with placatory phrases in his mouth.
Henceforth the ceremonial, instead of placatory and expiatory, became nuptial.
Eve looked round with a delightful placatory smile which conjured an answering smile into the face of her husband.
MR. PROHACKE. ARNOLD BENNETT
They were all placatory—in every case the object was to bring men into friendly relations with the god.
"That's all right, old chap, you just rest up a bit," said the placatory youth.
NEVER-FAIL BLAKEARTHUR STRINGER
Mary looked astonished, then alarmed, then placatory and uneasy.
The answer was neither antagonistic nor placatory; it was merely colorless.

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