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placative

[pley-key-tiv, -kuh-, plak-ey-tiv, plak-uh-] /ˈpleɪ keɪ tɪv, -kə-, ˈplæk eɪ tɪv, ˈplæk ə-/
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Origin of placative
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; placate1 + -ive
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