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Origin of peaceable
OTHER WORDS FROM peaceablepeace·a·ble·ness, nounpeace·a·bly, adverbun·peace·a·ble, adjectiveun·peace·a·bly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for peaceable
Most Muslims, like most people everywhere, are peaceable and law-abiding.
His peaceable farmsteads may never have existed, but the ideals they appeal to are very much with us.Thomas Kinkade’s Paintings Embody an American Vision Missed by Many Artists|Blake Gopnik|April 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In various passages she is described as peaceable or perfect, and is thus presented as in Covenant.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
In all other cases the elephant is very peaceable, and is not easily induced to attack human beings.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
But they were generally peaceable folks, and had a great dread of going to law, especially with one of their own neighbors.Mike Marble|Uncle Frank
He was therefore the favourite candidate of prudent and peaceable men in every country.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
And Val, in his good-nature, bore the infliction passively so long as she kept civil and peaceable.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood