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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Tending or intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions.

Usage examples (41)
  • Adjective : a placatory reply
  • Her voice was gentle, placatory, and never-ending.
  • Mma Makutsi held up a hand in a placatory gesture.
  • Lawford held up his one hand in a placatory gesture. for more
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