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pacify
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • He saw the necessity of inviting the Miss Steeles immediately, and his conscience was pacified by the resolution of inviting his sisters another year; at the same time, however, slyly suspecting that another year would make the invitation needless, by bringing Elinor to town as Colonel Brandon’s wife, and Marianne as THEIR visitor.

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  • The U.N. troops helped to pacify Bosnia
  • These were the people we had come to save, to pacify.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels

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