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 for Pacifying
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  pacifying \pacifying\ adj.
     freeing from fear and anxiety.
     Syn: assuasive, calming, soothing.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pacify \Pac"i*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pacified; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Pacifying.] [F. pacifier, L. pacificare; pax, pacis,
     peace + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See Peace, and -fy.]
     To make to be at peace; to appease; to calm; to still; to
     quiet; to allay the agitation, excitement, or resentment of;
     to tranquillize; as, to pacify a man when angry; to pacify
     pride, appetite, or importunity. "Pray ye, pacify yourself."
     Syn: lenify, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle,
          [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
                To pacify and settle those countries. --Bacon.
          [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  25 Moby Thesaurus words for "pacifying":
     appeasing, calming, conciliatory, cradling, dreamy, drowsy,
     gentling, hushing, irenic, lulling, mollifying, pacific,
     pacificatory, placative, placatory, propitiative, propitiatory,
     quietening, reconciliatory, restful, rocking, soothful, soothing,
     stilling, tranquilizing

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