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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions;
- Example: "the appeasing concessions to the Nazis at Munich"
- Example: "placating (or placative) gestures"
- Example: "an astonishingly placatory speech"
[syn: appeasing(a), placating, placative, placatory]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

placative adj 1: 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" [syn: appeasing(a), placating, placative, placatory]