placatory

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placatory (comparative more placatory, superlative most placatory)

  1. That placates; pacifying.
    • 1980, Marguerite Johnson et al. , "Trying to Tighten the Noose," Time, 27 Oct.:
      While placatory on the hostages, Raja'i dismissed any possibility of a ceasefire in the war.

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