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pacificate

[puh-sif-i-keyt]
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verb (used with object), pa·cif·i·cat·ed, pa·cif·i·cat·ing.
  1. to pacify.
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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
Related formspac·i·fi·ca·tion, nounpa·cif·i·ca·tor, nounpa·cif·i·ca·to·ry [puh-sif-i-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /pəˈsɪf ɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectivenon·pac·i·fi·ca·tion, nounnon·pa·cif·i·ca·to·ry, adjective
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Related Words for pacificator

negotiator, mediator, diplomat, arbitrator, pacifist, conciliator, peacekeeper, appeaser, make-peace, pacifier, pacificator, placater

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Historical Examples of pacificator

  • And there will be Time, which is at once Reformer and Pacificator.

    Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 7 (of 20)

    Charles Sumner

  • As for big-whiskered Ben, there, I'd like to let him taste my pacificator.

    Charlemont

    W. Gilmore Simms

  • I'd have given him the pacificator as well as the peace-breaker.

    Charlemont

    W. Gilmore Simms

  • The most interesting was, doubtless, that of the Pacificator of Kingdoms.

  • The pacificator of Ireland closed his face for the remainder of the day.