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pacify
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "Sister Pullet," said Mrs. Tulliver, helplessly, "do you think it ’ud be any use for you to go after her and try to pacify her?"
  • And nothing could be less pacifying to Mr. Tulliver than the behavior of the farmyard gate, which he no sooner attempted to push open with his riding-stick than it acted as gates without the upper hinge are known to do, to the peril of shins, whether equine or human.

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  • The U.N. troops helped to pacify Bosnia
  • These were the people we had come to save, to pacify.
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