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One entry found for pacific.
Entry Word: pacific
Function: adjective
Text: 1 tending to lessen or avoid conflict or hostility <as a pacific gesture, we invited our feuding neighbors to our backyard barbecue>
Synonyms appeasing, conciliating, conciliatory, disarming, mollifying, pacifying, peacemaking, placating, propitiatory
Related Words endearing, ingratiating; peaceable, peaceful; nonbelligerent, unaggressive, unassertive; calming, comforting, quieting, soothing; obliging, satisfying; affable, amiable, amicable, benevolent, gentle, kind, kindly; submissive, surrendering, yielding
Near Antonyms aggravating, annoying, exasperating, inflammatory, irritating, nettling, offensive, provocative, provoking, vexing; engaging, incensing, infuriating, maddening; antagonistic, hostile; aggressive, assertive, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent; martial, militant, military, warlike
Antonyms antagonizing
2 inclined to live in peace and to avoid war <a pacific nation that has managed to remain neutral even during times of world conflict> -- see PEACEFUL 1