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Definition of "placative" [placative]

  • That placates; pacifying. (adjective)

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Use "placative" in a sentence
  • "We should certainly know what is being taught in all our schools, and to expect a private inspection cadre, which will inevitably soon fall under the control of Deobandis who will put up the shutters to Ofsted while feeding it placative lies, is a crass and reckless step that we shall all come to rue. libertyni"
  • "The lieutenant governor of the colony was an ambivalent, placative man named George Arthur, who might well have preferred that travesty of humaneness."
  • "And with a little flurry of placative laughter, she added: "At your age, of course!""