Word of the Day – May 11 – Pacify

Filed under: Dee Dee |

Verb: Pacify (PASS-uh-fye)

Definition:

1. To allay the anger or agitation of: soothe

2. To restore to a tranquil state; settle. Also, to reduce to a submissive state: subdue.

Sample sentence: Aunt Mabel claimed she had the magic touch to pacify a cranky baby, and indeed, as soon as she picked up her infant nephew he settled right down.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *