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pacifically

[puh-sif-ik-lee]
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adverb
  1. peaceably, mildly, calmly, or quietly.
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Origin of pacifically

1785–95; obsolete pacifical pacific (see pacific -al1) + -ly,
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Historical Examples

  • "I tell you I 'id the pipe back o' barracks," said Jakin pacifically.

    Soldiers Three, Part II.

    Rudyard Kipling

  • "Gussie has improved wonderful," replied Mrs. Jackson pacifically.

    The Lady Doc

    Caroline Lockhart

  • "We have left you a couple of eggs," observed R—— pacifically.

  • "Loads of horses and cars up there, my dear," Rachael said pacifically.

    The Heart of Rachael

    Kathleen Norris

  • Suppose we compromise,” suggested the president, pacifically, “and say the 25th.