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What is another word for pacifying?

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Adjective
Giving comfort, or calming in nature
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“After a long and exhausting day, she found solace in the pacifying sounds of raindrops hitting against the window.”
Adjective
Acting or tending to diminish or avoid conflict or hostility
“The pacifying presence of a skilled mediator helped in deescalating the tensions between the two warring factions.”
Verb
Present participle for to quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of
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“In an attempt to pacify the Irish, the British establishment made a number of concessions aimed at enabling tenant farmers to become the owners of the land they so diligently tilled.”
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Present participle for to subdue or overpower, especially with force
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“Before initiating combat, players need to make a choice to either equip a stun rod to pacify their rivals or a blade to kill them for morale.”
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Present participle for to make more bearable
“The coconut milk soothes the palate once the chiles take over. And, of course, a plate of steamed white or red rice also helps to pacify the heat.”
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Present participle for to restore peaceful or harmonious relations between two or more parties
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Present participle for to tranquilize by giving a sedative
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Present participle for to make less powerful or intense, thereby easier to control
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Present participle for to resolve, or work towards resolving an issue or conflict
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Present participle for to calm or compose oneself after being tense or over-excited
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Present participle for to cause to become less sensitive or insensitive
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Present participle for to maintain order, especially in a hostile or tense situation
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Present participle for to have power and influence over
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Present participle for to be reconciled after a quarrel
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