She held out her hand to Magnus, which the placable Udaller instantly folded in his own ample palm.
The two Houses met in the spring of 1640, in no placable frame of mind.
His temper was placable as well as irascible, and his reconciliations were cordial and sincere.
Do not be too sure about it when it is placable and permissive.
He had grown strangely tame and placable, and it was generally noticed that he looked older.
And he smiled the passive, placable smile of the experienced commuter.
Henry himself, it may be noted, seems to have been both blameless and placable on these occasions, but naturally bored.
Charles had been a silent, placable man all his life through.
"I am not looking for quarrelsome occasions with you or with any one," was the placable rejoinder.
As a friend, affectionate and volatile—as an enemy, fierce and placable—as a politician, patriotic and venal.
c.1500, "pleasing," from Middle French placable "forgiving, conciliatory" and directly from Latin placabilis "easily appeased or pacified," from placare "to appease" (see placate). From 1580s as "capable of being pleased." Related: Placably; placability.