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Definition of "pacifying" [pacifying]

  • Present participle of pacify. (verb)

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Use "pacifying" in a sentence
  • "Once Uriyangkhadai succeeded in pacifying local resistance in Yunnan, Mongke started a full-scale war."
  • "How will the world see us if we succeed in pacifying Vietnam but fail to pacify Chicago?"
  • "Any delay in pacifying Iraq's most troublesome cities, however, could alter the dynamics of a different election -- the one in January, when Iraqis are to elect members of a national assembly."