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pacify
used in The Scarlet Letter

3 uses
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Definition
calm 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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