noun see placate

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  • placater — See placate. * * * …   Universalium

  • placater — noun One who placates …   Wiktionary

  • placater — pleɪkeɪtÉ™(r) /plÉ™ k n. one who appeases, one who pacifies, one who calms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • placater — pla·cat·er …   English syllables

  • placater — kād.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: placate + er : one that placates; especially : mediator …   Useful english dictionary

  • placate — transitive verb (placated; placating) Etymology: Latin placatus, past participle of placare more at please Date: 1678 to soothe or mollify especially by concessions ; appease Synonyms: see pacify • placater noun • placatingly adv …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • placation — See placater. * * * …   Universalium

  • placate — placate1 placater, n. placation /play kay sheuhn/, n. /play kayt, plak ayt/, v.t., placated, placating. to appease or pacify, esp. by concessions or conciliatory gestures: to placate an outraged citizenry. [1670 80; < L placatus ptp. of placare… …   Universalium

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