pacificate

[ puh-sif-i-keyt ]
/ pəˈsɪf ɪˌkeɪt /

verb (used with object), pa·cif·i·cat·ed, pa·cif·i·cat·ing.

to pacify.

Nearby words

  1. pacific standard time,
  2. pacific time,
  3. pacific tree frog,
  4. pacifica,
  5. pacifically,
  6. pacification,
  7. pacificatory,
  8. pacificism,
  9. pacifico,
  10. pacifier

Origin of pacificate

First recorded in 1640–50, pacificate is from the Latin word pācificātus (past participle of pācificāre to make peace). See pacify, -ate1

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