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    placate

    placate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word placate

    Definition
    (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.

"playing" wid "cat"...it'll surely pacify salman...

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

the word's origin means 'to please'

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

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.......

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

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

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

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

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