Origin of peaceful
SYNONYMS FOR peaceful
Can be confusedpeaceable peaceful (see synonym study at the current entry)
Examples from the Web for peaceful
Instead, he is cruelly jailed solely for the peaceful expression of his beliefs.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To give the truth its rights, you have to see that groups like TMOC were threatened by peaceful protest.
The petroleum industry has depicted fracking as a few antiseptic drills dug on peaceful farmland.
The story of a mother, her son, the police who protected them, and the peaceful protest that brought them all together.The Wildly Peaceful, Human, Almost Boring, Ultimately Great New York City Protests for Eric Garner|Mike Barnicle|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The protestors cooperated for the most part, making the march orderly and peaceful.
There is a peaceful company among these hills, respected by all who conceive them aright.Slain By The Doones|R. D. Blackmore
Come and live with us; there is no place like Sogeri—it is good, it is large, it is peaceful, and there is plenty of food.Adventures in New Guinea|James Chalmers
In the predial, peaceful routine of their days there is a positive similarity.Sergeant York And His People|Sam Cowan
But one enormous indirect benefit we will gain if we can make Germany a peaceful and harmless State.The German War|Arthur Conan Doyle
You are growing too masterful altogether, and have none of the quiet demeanor and peaceful air which becomes an honest citizen.St. George for England|G. A. Henty