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One entry found for pacify.
Entry Word: pacify
Function: verb
Text: to lessen the anger or agitation of <the only thing that would pacify the child and end the tantrum was a new toy>
Synonyms appease, conciliate, disarm, mollify, placate, propitiate
Related Words calm, comfort, console, content, quiet, soothe; endear (to), ingratiate; delight, gladden, gratify, please; blarney, flatter, overpraise, soft-soap; assuage, quench, sate, satiate, satisfy; cater (to), humor, indulge; blandish, cajole, coax, wheedle; coddle, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil
Near Antonyms aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, cross, exasperate, gall, get, grate, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pique, put out, rankle, rile, roil, ruffle, vex; provoke, rouse; harass, harry, pester; agitate, distress, disturb, fret, perturb, upset; affront, insult, offend
Antonyms anger, enrage, incense, infuriate, madden, outrage