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pacify
used in Wuthering Heights

3 uses
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Definition
calm someone who is angry; or establish peace
  • To pacify her I held the casement ajar a few seconds.
    Chapter 12 (33% in)
  • This promise poorly pacified her; but time was more potent; and though still at intervals she inquired of her father when Linton would return, before she did see him again his features had waxed so dim in her memory that she did not recognise him.
    Chapter 21 (1% in)
  • Now, since I've seen her, I'm pacified — a little.
    Chapter 29 (86% in)

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