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

Memory aid to help you memorize this

PL + ac + ATE = a PLATE full of tasty food to SATISFY someone.
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"playing" wid "cat"'ll surely pacify salman...
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placate--pla(playing)+cate(cards)===playing cards pacify's anyone........
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the word's origin means 'to please'
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Placate: Plate+cake= a plate of cake which calms and appeases.
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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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its like pla(playing)+cate(think cafe) playing in cafe pacify u...
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if a tree is favorably inclined we can pluck its fruits and eat
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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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place + ate >>> when u give some1 place to eat, u will certainly gain his/her good will....
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