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Definitioncalm someone who is angry; or establish peace
- Pearl, seeing the rose-bushes, began to cry for a red rose, and would not be pacified.Chapter 7 -- The Governor's Hall (96% in)
- "I pray you," answered the minister, "if thou hast any means of pacifying the child, do it forthwith!Chapter 19 -- The Child at the Brookside (60% in)
- Pacify her if thou lovest me!Chapter 19 -- The Child at the Brookside (62% in)
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