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placate
used in The Call of the Wild

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Definition
calm someone who is or may become angry or concerned
  • And even Billee, the good-natured, was less good-natured, and whined not half so placatingly as in former days.
    Chapter 3 — The Dominant Primordial Beast (70% in)
  • He whined placatingly, squirmed and wriggled to show his good will and intentions, and even ventured, as a bribe for peace, to lick Buck's face with his warm wet tongue.
    Chapter 2 — The Law of Club and Fang (43% in)

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