English to Afrikaans Meaning :: placate

Placate :
paai
- paaigepaaipaaipaai
 

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Verb(1) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of

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(1) Even though he and I didn't get along, I definitely did those things in order to placate the family.(2) She attempts to placate him by giving him something to eat, but he sets the food down behind him because it is too hot.(3) Take a saucer of milk to placate him and you might just escape unscathed.(4) She said her colleague said she could not deal with him that day and was eventually able to placate him.(5) He didn't want to argue so it was easier just to placate her until she went away.(6) That is something that not only will placate the fans; it is a trait that delights their manager.(7) In the meantime they can placate their opponents on the left and reward their supporters in the state sector.(8) She eventually storms off into another part of the house and he follows in an attempt to placate her.(9) This doesn't placate anyone or calm things down or keep order.(10) I managed to placate both physician and parent by saying I would transport her to hospital myself.(11) It took a lot to placate him but finally I did and promised I would print a correction and apology.(12) Which are deserving and important welfare issues or just the easiest to pick on and likely to placate a few voters?(13) they attempted to placate the students with promises(14) This seemed to placate her, and I finally won my release with a promise to pay next time.(15) Here's a picture from our visit to the Eden Project a couple of months ago to placate me for a little while.(16) It adopts no postures of phoney charms to placate its visitors.
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(1) placate ::
paai
Synonyms
Verb
1. pacify ::
paai
2. calm ::
kalm
3. appease ::
paai
4. mollify ::
vermurwen
5. soothe ::
streel
6. win over ::
oor wen
7. conciliate ::
versoen
8. propitiate ::
versoen
9. make peace with ::
maak vrede met
10. humor ::
humor
Antonyms
1. anger ::
woede
2. enrage ::
woedend
3. incense ::
speserye
4. infuriate ::
woedend
5. ire ::
ire
6. madden ::
Madden
7. outrage ::
verontwaardiging
Different Forms
placate, placated, placates, placating
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trying to placate a city
on the brink of civil war.

trying to PLACATE a city on the brink of civil war.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 10


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