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1. appeasing, placating, placative, placatory

intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions

Example Sentences:
'the appeasing concessions to the Nazis at Munich'
'placating (or placative) gestures'
'an astonishingly placatory speech'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of placatory
placating or intended to placate

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tr.v. pla·cat·ed, pla·cat·ing, pla·cates
To allay the anger of, especially by making concessions; appease. See Synonyms at pacify.

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