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Definition of "placating" [placating]

  • Present participle of placate. (verb)

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Use "placating" in a sentence
  • "The right wing nut jobs would like to see him move away from his base in placating them, and at the same time they continue to demonize him for every action he takes."
  • "Dubious, though; Obama is too interested in placating illiterate fools like yourself."
  • "Guantanamo Bay is, and will continue to be, the best place to hold terror suspects, and Obama "acted stupidly" in placating the Left by promising to close it."