Word of the week: placate

Placate:Verb Origin: Latin IPA Pronunciation: /pləˈkeɪt,ˈplakeɪt,ˈpleɪkeɪt/ Meaning:  make someone less angry or hostile. Sentences: The angry customer was not placated by the clerk’s apology. The administration placated protesters by agreeing to consider their demands. Hazel held up her hand in a placating gesture. they attempted to placate the students with promises. Synonyms:  appease, assuage, conciliate, … More Word of the week: placate