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Synonyms & Antonyms : Pacify



Pacify



( Verb )


We did all our best to
pacify our father.

Synonyms:

Appease

Mitigate

Quench

Lull

Allay

Compose

Quiet

Assuage

Tranquillize

Contextual Examples:

He
appeased his hunger with sweet dishes.

Government has taken several steps to
mitigate the sufferings of the shopkeepers of this area.

I need something to
quench my thirst.

There was a
lull before the patient’s anxiety.

She remained well
composed during the hot controversy.

The teachers tried to
quieten the students.

The medicine may
assuage the pain, but soaking in lukewarm water will do you injury more good.

This medicine will
tranquillize the restless baby and put him asleep.



Antonyms:

Irritate

Inflame

Annoy

Incense

Enrage

Exasperate

Vex

Contextual Examples:

His criticism
irritated me very much.

The fiery speech of the trade union leader
inflamed the passions of the workers.

The subordinate’s impertinence
annoyed the boss.

They feel deeply
incensed by the way I have been treated.

The peasant’s rude behavior
enraged the landlord.

The neglect of the civic problems in the city has
exasperated the local population.

The municipal commissioner has
vexed the problem by his indifferent attitude.




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