placative

[ pley-key-tiv, -kuh-, plak-ey-tiv, plak-uh- ]
/ ˈpleɪ keɪ tɪv, -kə-, ˈplæk eɪ tɪv, ˈplæk ə- /

adjective

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Origin of placative

First recorded in 1930–35; placate1 + -ive
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