Definition of 'placatory'
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Anna raises a placatory hand, wincing as she does so at the volume of Lavinia's yells. LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)But the third note was more placatory, so if another note came it might just say `Sorry to have bothered you '. SUMMER OF SECRETS (2002)Patricia was nonplussed by Coyne's behaviour, but she continued to be placatory. A MATTER OF CONSCIENCE (2002)
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Used Rarely. placatory is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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