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a soft answer turneth away wrath

a soft answer turneth away wrath in Culture

A soft answer turneth away wrath definition


A gentle reply to someone who is angry will pacify that person. This saying comes from the Book of Proverbs in the Bible.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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