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placate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word placate

(verb) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
Example Sentence
  • She managed to mollify the angry customer

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for placate

PL + ac + ATE = a PLATE full of tasty food to SATISFY someone.
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by findktk

"playing" wid "cat"...it'll surely pacify salman...
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by studyabroad.us

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by menon_ranjit

placate--pla(playing)+cate(cards)===playing cards pacify's anyone........
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by vivthegre

the word's origin means 'to please'
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by namaskar

Placate: Plate+cake= a plate of cake which calms and appeases.
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by shour

Placate: just concentrate on pronunciation Placate resembles "Pluck Ate",so just imagine ur a thief and went for a Apple farm and Plucking and Ate the Apples silently,calm,pacify,appease,soothe,placate.......
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by misc

its like pla(playing)+cate(think cafe)....so playing in cafe pacify u...
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by vivthegre

if a tree is favorably inclined we can pluck its fruits and eat
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by sandeepkonda

it can be place+ate. when he got that place by betryaing i.e. ATE THE PLACE.people had to please him.
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by spidy123

place + ate >>> when u give some1 place to eat, u will certainly gain his/her good will....
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by RajeshBorkar

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