On another day, after this dog had been infuriated by a cat, and then pacified, the sham feeding was given again.
The outcries of the owners were pacified by the promise of 10 per cent.
She soon put mutters into a better train, both in kitchen and parlour, so that the pacified lodgers consented to remain.
However, the sight of the roses, overlapping the water-jug, pacified him; they smelt so sweet.
She became hysterical, and for two days could not be pacified.
Only when Csar had been pacified was there silence to speak of Kate.
And under Ronquillo was pacified for the first time the great valley of the Cagayan.
It is of the first importance that the people should be pacified.
Then in the winter of 1173-4 he turned upon his son Richard's partisans in Poitou, and, after much fighting, pacified the land.
It pacified me, in fact, so much that I did not raise an alarm.
late 15c., "appease, allay the anger of (someone)," from Middle French pacifier "make peace," from Latin pacificare "to make peace; pacify," from pacificus (see pacific). Of countries or regions, "to bring to a condition of calm," c.1500, from the start with suggestions of submission and terrorization. Related: Pacified; pacifying.