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pacify
used in Anna Karenina

4 uses
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Definition
calm someone who is angry; or establish peace
  • Darya Alexandrovna meanwhile having pacified the child, and knowing from the sound of the carriage that he had gone off, went back again to her bedroom.
    Part One (11% in)
  • "Yes, sa compagne called me, and I tried to pacify him, he's very ill, and was dissatisfied with the doctor.
    Part Two (85% in)
  • He sent the men to mow some clover for hay, picking out the worst patches where the clover was overgrown with grass and weeds and of no use for seed; again and again they mowed the best acres of clover, justifying themselves by the pretense that the bailiff had told them to, and trying to pacify him with the assurance that it would be splendid hay; but he knew that it was owing to those acres being so much easier to mow.
    Part Three (73% in)
  • Levin, guilty and shamefaced, but pacified, went back to his hotel.
    Part Five (8% in)

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