Definition of 'placate'
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I followed more slowly, wondering how to placate Jett without giving too much away. DEAD BEAT (2002)She reached out, put a hand upon Gruffydd's arm, as if seeking to placate him, and said softly. HERE BE DRAGONS (2002)
Stumbling into the kitchen in his boxer shorts, he rummaged through the refrigerator for something to placate his growl. TALES OF THE CITY (2002)
Trends of 'placate'
Used Occasionally. placate is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'placate'
British English: placate VERB
If you placate someone, you do or say something to make them stop feeling angry.
He smiled, trying to placate me.
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