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irenic

[ahy-ren-ik, ahy-ree-nik]
adjective
tending to promote peace or reconciliation; peaceful or conciliatory.
Also, irenical.


Origin:
1860–65; < Greek eirēnikós, equivalent to eirḗn(ē) peace + -ikos -ic

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irenic, eirenic, irenical or eirenical (aɪˈriːnɪk, -ˈrɛn-, aɪˈriːnɪk, -ˈrɛn-)
 
adj
tending to conciliate or promote peace
 
[C19: from Greek eirēnikos, from eirēnē peace]
 
eirenic, eirenic, irenical or eirenical
 
adj
 
[C19: from Greek eirēnikos, from eirēnē peace]
 
irenical, eirenic, irenical or eirenical
 
adj
 
[C19: from Greek eirēnikos, from eirēnē peace]
 
eirenical, eirenic, irenical or eirenical
 
adj
 
[C19: from Greek eirēnikos, from eirēnē peace]
 
i'renically, eirenic, irenical or eirenical
 
adv
 
ei'renically, eirenic, irenical or eirenical
 
adv

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irenic
1864, from Gk. eirenikos, from eirene "peace." Irenical "peaceful" is attested from 1660.
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