Definition of Placably

1. placable [adv] - See also: placable



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Placably

pièce d'occasion
pièce montée
pièces d'occasion
pièces de résistance
pj's
pkV
pkat
pkg
pla
plac'd
plac't
placabilities
placability
placable
placableness
placably (current term)
placarded
placarder
placarders
placarding
placards
placate
placated
placater
placaters
placates
placating
placatingly

Literary usage of Placably

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rhetoric of Aristotle by Aristotle (1886)
"If then it is persons who slight us that are the objects of anger, and a slight is a voluntary action, it is clear that we are placably disposed to such ..."

2. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1895)
"looked round placably, until a touch or a coaxing word brought back the frown, and made her bury her face with new determination. "What child is it? ..."

3. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1865)
"Well, success is wisdom," said the Colonel, placably. " You have succeeded, and now have criticism at a disadvantage, I own." Another, however, — not a ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... and managing its business and political affairs judiciously from England, settling disputes of natives or colonists sensibly and placably, and esteemed ..."

5. A Modern Instance by William Dean Howells (1881)
"I don't wish you to do anything," she returned placably. " Of course, you 're perfectly right in not choosing to let an acquaintance begun in that way go ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"... his uncle had rejoined placably. " I only thought you might find it handy," he had mused after a reflective pause. " Find it handy ! ..."

7. The Rhetoric of Aristotle by Aristotle (1886)
"If then it is persons who slight us that are the objects of anger, and a slight is a voluntary action, it is clear that we are placably disposed to such ..."

8. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1895)
"looked round placably, until a touch or a coaxing word brought back the frown, and made her bury her face with new determination. "What child is it? ..."

9. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1865)
"Well, success is wisdom," said the Colonel, placably. " You have succeeded, and now have criticism at a disadvantage, I own." Another, however, — not a ..."

10. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... and managing its business and political affairs judiciously from England, settling disputes of natives or colonists sensibly and placably, and esteemed ..."

11. A Modern Instance by William Dean Howells (1881)
"I don't wish you to do anything," she returned placably. " Of course, you 're perfectly right in not choosing to let an acquaintance begun in that way go ..."

12. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"... his uncle had rejoined placably. " I only thought you might find it handy," he had mused after a reflective pause. " Find it handy ! ..."

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