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placable

[plak-uh-buh l, pley-kuh-] /ˈplæk ə bəl, ˈpleɪ kə-/
adjective
1.
capable of being placated, pacified, or appeased; forgiving.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; < Old French < Latin plācābilis. See placate1, -able
Related forms
placability, placableness, noun
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Examples for placable
  • But he was generous and placable, and some of his best friends were those with whom he had had differences, and had settled.
British Dictionary definitions for placable

placable

/ˈplækəbəl/
adjective
1.
easily placated or appeased
Derived Forms
placability, placableness, noun
placably, adverb
Word Origin
C15: via Old French from Latin plācābilis, from plācāre to appease; related to placēre to please
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