Definitions for placative-ˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pla•cateˈpleɪ keɪt, ˈplæk eɪt(v.t.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.
to appease or pacify, esp. by concessions.
Origin of placate:
1670–80; < L plācātus, ptp. of plācāre to quiet, calm, appease, akin to placēre to please ; see -ate1
pla′ca•tive-ˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)
pla′ca•to`ry-ˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)
appeasing(a), placating, placative, placatory(adj)
intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions
"the appeasing concessions to the Nazis at Munich"; "placating (or placative) gestures"; "an astonishingly placatory speech"
That placates; pacifying.
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