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English definition of “placatory”

placatory

adjective     /pləˈkeɪ.tər.i/ US  /ˈpleɪ.kə.tɔːr-/ formal
trying to avoid making someone angry : The tone of the letter was placatory.Calming and relaxing
(Definition of placatory adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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