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Synonyms of placating

Verb


1. pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle, calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still

usage: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"

Adjective


1. appeasing(prenominal), placating, placative, placatory, conciliatory (vs. antagonistic), conciliative

usage: intended to pacify by acceding to demands or granting concessions; "the appeasing concessions to the Nazis at Munich"; "placating (or placative) gestures"; "an astonishingly placatory speech"

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