pacify

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From Latin pāx (peace) + verb faciō (I do, make).

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pacify (third-person singular simple present pacifies, present participle pacifying, simple past and past participle pacified)

  1. (transitive) To bring peace to (a place or situation), by ending war, fighting, violence, anger or agitation.
  2. (transitive) To appease (someone).

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