Definition of Placatingly

1. Adverb. In a placating manner. "Jenny smiled placatingly"

Partainyms: Placating



Definition of Placatingly

1. Adverb. In a manner that serves to placate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Placatingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Placatingly

placable
placableness
placably
placarded
placarder
placarders
placarding
placards
placate
placated
placater
placaters
placates
placating
placatingly (current term)
placationist
placations
placative
placatively
placatory
placcat
placcate
placcates
placcats
place
place-kick
place-kicker
place-kicking

Literary usage of Placatingly

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1. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"Alan held his hands up placatingly. "Wait a second," he said. "Let's take a step back here and talk about values. The project here is about free expression ..."

2. Little Italy: A Tragedy in One Act by Horace B. Fry (1902)
"... (placatingly). He's got sense enough to give me the money for what is not there when I count the loaves. GIULIA. Well, I'm glad to know you're satisfied ..."

3. The Land of the Boxers: Or, China Under the Allies by Gordon Casserly (1903)
"Seeing no signs of hostility on our part, they grin placatingly and shout remarks to us, the tenor of which it is perhaps as well that we do not understand. ..."

4. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"Alan held his hands up placatingly. "Wait a second," he said. "Let's take a step back here and talk about values. The project here is about free expression ..."

5. Little Italy: A Tragedy in One Act by Horace B. Fry (1902)
"... (placatingly). He's got sense enough to give me the money for what is not there when I count the loaves. GIULIA. Well, I'm glad to know you're satisfied ..."

6. The Land of the Boxers: Or, China Under the Allies by Gordon Casserly (1903)
"Seeing no signs of hostility on our part, they grin placatingly and shout remarks to us, the tenor of which it is perhaps as well that we do not understand. ..."

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