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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pac•i•fyˈpæs əˌfaɪ(v.t.)-fied, -fy•ing.

  1. to bring or restore to a state of peace or tranquillity; quiet; calm.

  2. to appease:

    to pacify one's appetite.

  3. to reduce to a submissive state; subdue.

Origin of pacify:

1425–75; late ME < L pācificāre to make peace. See pacific , -fy

pac′i•fi`a•ble(adj.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pacifiable(adj)

    capable of being pacified or appeased; placable

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