- a person, group, or nation that tries to make peace, especially by reconciling parties who disagree, quarrel, or fight.
Origin of peacemaker
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intermediary, conciliator, mediator, arbitrator.
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Examples from the Web for peacemaker
A peacemaker is also exactly how Police Commissioner William Bratton sees himself.Cop Families Boo De Blasio at NYPD Graduation
December 30, 2014
I think a lot of people are surprised by the portrayal of Rahm both as the quiet kid and the peacemaker of the family.America’s Power Brothers: Ezekiel Emanuel on the Famous Three
April 4, 2013
Because Lapid is more interested in being a prom king than a peacemaker: He wants, above all, to stay popular.Lapid And Bennett Come Together Ahead Of Coalition Negotiations
January 30, 2013
They remember “RN,” as they call him, as a statesman, a hero, a peacemaker.Richard Nixon’s 100th Birthday Draws Kissinger & Others to Schmaltzy Bash
January 10, 2013
Many observers doubt that Obama will venture a new gamble as Mideast peacemaker.Give Mideast Peace One More Chance
Gidon D. Remba
November 17, 2012
The greatest honor history can bestow is the title of peacemaker.
Why, sir, she has been the peacemaker between us—but we will not talk of that now.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
Pomp thinks all the world of her, and she will be the peacemaker, perhaps.Adrift on the Pacific
Edward S. Ellis
To be a Peacemaker was the highest seat an Indian could take.
But the Peacemaker said, "No, I must tend the fire, it must be kept burning."
- a person who establishes peace, esp between others
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Word Origin and History for peacemaker
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