GRE Word List

PACIFY

to allay the anger or agitation of : soothe

The meaning of the word pacify is to allay the anger or agitation of : soothe.

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WordMeaning
dooma law or ordinance especially in Anglo-Saxon England
sententiousgiven to or abounding in aphoristic expression
triflesomething of little value, substance, or importance
maleficentworking or productive of harm or evil : baleful
implacablenot placable : not capable of being appeased, significantly changed, or mitigated
gloatto observe or think about something with triumphant and often malicious satisfaction, gratification, or delight
pulverizeto reduce (as by crushing, beating, or grinding) to very small particles : atomize
surreptitiousdone, made, or acquired by stealth : clandestine
tycoona businessperson of exceptional wealth, power, and influence : magnate
encumberweigh down