adverb see placable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • placably — See placability. * * * …   Universalium

  • placably — placa·bly …   English syllables

  • placably — adverb see placable …   Useful english dictionary

  • placable — adjective Date: 1586 easily placated ; tolerant, tractable • placability noun • placably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • placable — [ plakəb(ə)l] adjective archaic easily calmed or placated. Derivatives placability noun placably adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • placable — /ˈplækəbəl/ (say plakuhbuhl) adjective capable of being placated or appeased; forgiving: he seemed mild and placable. {Middle English, from Latin plācābilis} –placability /plækəˈbɪləti/ (say plakuh biluhtee), placableness, noun –placably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • placable — [plā′kə bəl, plak′əbəl] adj. [OFr < L placabilis < placare, to quiet, soothe: see PLEASE] capable of being placated; readily pacified; forgiving placability n. placably adv …   English World dictionary

  • placable — adj. easily placated; mild; forgiving. Derivatives: placability n. placably adv. Etymology: ME f. OF placable or L placabilis f. placare appease …   Useful english dictionary

  • appeasably — appeasably, adv. rare 0. (əˈpiːzəblɪ) [f. as prec. + ly2.] In an appeasable manner; placably …   Useful english dictionary

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