pacify

Part of speech: verb

To make peaceful; calm.

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Usage examples "pacify":

  1. I tried to pacify him, and told him I would endeavour to obtain a situation for him somewhere- and I shall. - "The Garies and Their Friends", Frank J. Webb.
  2. The coquette uses her best arts to pacify the two angry gardeners; but it is all in vain; they express their indignation, and are determined to take their revenge upon their rival. - "A Treatise on the Art of Dancing", Giovanni-Andrea Gallini.
  3. Then Hanuman, the wise Ape, who was our cousin, asked of my people what might be done; but we, being tender- hearted, and not knowing how to pacify the King, hung with our heads down and wept in misery. - "The Sa'-Zada Tales", William Alexander Fraser.