To better see all uses of the word
pacify
in
War and Peace
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
pacify
Used In
War and Peace
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • The old prince knew that if he told his daughter she was making a mistake and that Anatole meant to flirt with Mademoiselle Bourienne, Princess Mary’s self-esteem would be wounded and his point (not to be parted from her) would be gained, so pacifying himself with this thought, he called Tikhon and began to undress.
  • But she could not pacify herself with these reflections; a feeling akin to remorse troubled her when she thought of her visit.
  • Not only did his reason not reproach him for what he had done, but he even found cause for self-satisfaction in having so successfully contrived to avail himself of a convenient opportunity to punish a criminal and at the same time pacify the mob.
  • (The affair he had alluded to had happened a few days before—a fight between the prisoners and the French soldiers, in which Pierre had succeeded in pacifying his comrades.

  • There are no more uses of "pacify" in the book.


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

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading