Part of speech:
intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions
To soothe, as by stroking; pacify.
To soothe the temper of; pacify; appease
To appease or calm:
To conciliate is to soothe someone's anger or to mediate a disagreement.
To calm or soothe (a feeling, such as anger).
(Intransitive) To calm down.
In a quiet manner
To comply with the wishes or ideas of (another) in order to keep that person satisfied or unaware of criticism; indulge:
To make or become calm or quiet:
To soften or soothe:
Soften is defined as to make more soft or more gentle.
To excite or disturb the feelings of
To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
To incite to anger or resentment:
To comply with (rules, standards, or obligations)
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